Updated at 10:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, to include the gender of the person hit.
UPDATE: The pedestrian's injuries are non-life-threatening.
The incident occurred in the railyard area, when the train was going about 8-10 miles per hour.
The engineer motioned to the pedestrian to get off the track, he did, but then he stepped back on and was struck.
ORIGINAL STORY: A man was struck by a train near Chestnut Street on Wednesday, Chattanooga police say.
Spokeswoman Elisa Myzal said the man sustained serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The man's condition is not known at this time.
This is a developing story.