The Beaumont Police Department is investigating an accident in which a woman was hit by a train.

Officers were called to the railroad tracks located near the intersection of 11th Street and Hollywood Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Beaumont Police Department Spokesperson, Sgt. Rob Flores told 12News it appears a woman was intentionally lying on the tracks. She was taken to Christus Hospital Saint Elizabeth in serious condition.

The woman's name is not being released at this time.