A man had to be taken to hospital after he was struck by a CTrain at a downtown LRT station early Wednesday morning.

At about 12:35 a.m., police say a pedestrian was trying to hop up onto the LRT platform at 7 Avenue and 3 Street S.W. when he slipped.

He was clipped on the leg by a passing train.

Officials say the man suffered just minor injuries, but was taken to hospital as a precaution