Two men were taken to hospital after being hit by a freight train in Brampton early Sunday, Peel police say.

Emergency crews responded to a call about a collision involving a train in the area of Church Street West and Mill Street North just after 7:15 a.m.

Police said two men were seen “hanging out” on the train tracks when they were struck.

Both men were taken to hospital, one with life-altering injuries and the other with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The investigation is ongoing. There are no road closures in place.

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