A child is in the hospital after he was struck by a train in northwest Atlanta, according to authorities.
Atlanta Police said the incident happened Sunday around 1:30 p.m. near Chappell Road. Officers told FOX 5's Marissa Mitchell the eight-year-old boy suffered cuts to his head and a broken leg.
Medics found the boy at a home where he was alert and conscious following the ordeal.
A neighbor who called police said the boy was playing with friends near the tracks.