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Man Struck By Train After Vigilante Chase At Beenleigh

A man has been struck by a train after being chased onto the tracks at Beenleigh overnight.

The 22-year-old was chased by a group of men in a four wheel drive who attempted to stop him driving an allegedly stolen vehicle.

According to Queensland Police, the two vehicles collided with the man running away on foot while being chased by the four wheel drive.

The man then ran past the lowered boom gates and onto the tracks at Spanns Road where he was struck by the train.

The four wheel drive narrowly missed being hit.

The man is now in Princess Alexandra Hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening head injuries.

No one was injured on the train.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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