02/02/2014 09:43 EST | Updated 04/04/2014 05:12 EDT

Senior struck by freight train Saturday in White Rock now in hospital

WHITE ROCK, B.C. - An elderly man is in hospital after being struck by a freight train Saturday night in White Rock.

The man was walking southbound on the tracks when he was hit and was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

The advanced warning horn was sounded by the train engineer.

His identity has not been released.

Police have no word on his condition.