Amtrak train hits man in northwest Fresno

A man was struck by a southbound Amtrak train Saturday afternoon in northwest Fresno.

The call came in at 3:40 p.m. about the train hitting the man near the Fig Garden Loop.

Police said the man was riding or carrying a bicycle when the train struck him.

By early evening the southbound San Joaquin train was still stopped on the tracks.

The victim, described only as a white male, was taken to Community Regional Medical Center.