UPDATE: Person hit by train

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Rail services between Preston and Blackburn have been disrupted after a woman was hit by a train.

Emergency services were called to tracks near Lostock Hall just before 5.30pm on Monday, after reports of a woman trapped under a train.

A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said the woman, believed to be in her 40s, was taken by road ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital, suffering from major head injuries.

Northern Rail are reporting that all lines in the area are blocked.