Calgary’s SAIT LRT station closed after man found with serious injuries

The SAIT LRT station was closed Wednesday morning after Calgary police said a man was found with a “possible” neck injury ​in the Hounsfield Heights and Briar Hill neighbourhood.

The Calgary Police Service confirms to Global News ​the situation unfolded around 5:27 a.m. ​where the man was found on the 1400 block of 14 Avenue NW.  Police added there was a “significant blood trail” that was found nearby.

EMS confirm the man was picked up from the LRT station and rushed to Foothills Hospital in life-threatening condition.

CPS confirms to Global News a man was found near the LRT station at 5:27 a.m. and was sent to hospital in serious condition.

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CPS is canvassing the Hillhurst neighbourhood, hoping to find security camera footage as to what may have led to the man’s injuries.

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As of 5:47 a.m., Calgary Transit said it won’t be stopping at the SAIT LRT station due to the police matter.

Shuttle busses will be at Lions Park and Sunnyside station for transit riders on the Red Line to continue their commute.

More to come…

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