12/22/2016 09:40 EST | Updated 12/23/2017 00:12 EST

Safety board investigates serious injury suffered by worker at B.C. rail yard

DELTA, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has begun an investigation into an accident at a railway yard in Delta, B.C., that seriously injured a worker.

The board says a train struck an engineering employee of PNR RailWorks on Sunday.

The board says a Toronto Terminals Railway crew was performing switching operations in the Roberts Bank yard in Delta at the time.