DORAL, FLA. (WSVN) - First responders and two surgeons worked diligently to remove a man who became stuck under a CSX train in Doral, Tuesday.

The surgeons were brought in via helicopter in the case of an amputation being needed.

The incident occurred around 3 p.m. near Northwest 12th Street and Northwest 97th Avenue when authorities said a man was on the railroad tracks.

It is unclear what the man was doing there.

Crews were able to remove him just before 4:30 p.m. and airlifted him to HCA Florida Kendall Hospital with significant injuries​.

The train remained on the scene causing major traffic as Miami-Dade Police officers investigated.

“Traffic is a mess,” said a driver.

The man’s condition is currently unknown.

“Things happen, I hope the guy’s OK,” said a driver.

A statement by CSX to 7News read as followed:

“At approximately 3:00 p.m. this afternoon, a CSX train struck a person on the railroad tracks near the intersection of NW 97th Ave and NW 12th St in Miami, FL. The person is being transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries. CSX personnel are cooperating with the Miami-Dade Police Department who is investigating the incident. The train crew was not injured. CSX appreciates the swift response by local emergency personnel and extends its thoughts to those impacted by this tragic event. At CSX safety is our highest priority in the communities we serve. We remind the public that any activity on or near a rail line can be dangerous.”

As of Tuesday night, the train has been removed and traffic has opened back up. CSX is cooperating with the investigation.

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