Ore. police unsure how man was critically injured
Saturday, August 6, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) -- Police in Springfield are trying to figure out how a man was injured before he was found lying on the ground near railroad tracks.
Police Sgt. John Umenhofer tells The Register-Guard (http://bit.ly/nUxc1F) that officers still have no idea if the man fell, jumped or was hit by a train. Police have not identified the man but say he is in his 30s. He was in a hospital's intensive care unit on Friday, and police say his injuries are life-threatening.
Police say they believe the man has been ticketed before for riding a train illegally. He was discovered Wednesday evening with injuries to his head and arms.