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Man Sleeping on Tracks in E. Nashville Hit by Train

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A man is alive after being hit by a train while sleeping on the railroad tracks in east Nashville.

When the ambulance arrived to the 2:15 a.m. accident at Rosebank Avenue at Riverside Drive, the victim was under the CSX train and still breathing. Rescuers were able to get him out in a short amount of time and transport him to the hospital by ambulance. His condition is unknown at this time.

Rosebank Ave. is closed as the investigation continues. Greenwood Avenue is also blocked by the train.

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