BREAKING Man reported injured at London tube station

Shocked bystanders have described their horror at seeing “blood on the escalators” at London’s Knightsbridge Underground station after a man was reportedly injured on a train

British Transport Police say they were called to the incident at 3.37pm today.

Eyewitness Niki Charlton said she had seen police and ambulances “everywhere” outside the station, while Transport for London confirmed that there are still “severe delays” on the Piccadilly Line.

A number of stations on the Piccadilly Line – which connects many of London’s most exclusive neighborhoods – have closed while an investigation is under way. There is currently no service between Acton Town and King’s Cross eastbound

Transport For London assured customers it was “working to get this resolved and resume a good service as soon as possible”.



Witnesses have described a massive response from the emergency services

“Specialist officers are in attendance and the man is currently being treated by paramedics at the scene,” according to a tweet from British Transport Police.

It is not yet clear how severe the victim’s injuries are or how they were sustained.

Passengers have tweeted that they saw “blood on the escalators”, MyLondon reports.

One passenger, Andrew Crawford, tweeted “Knightsbridge station just been evacuated, full of police and emergency services. Someone been stabbed on the bottom of the escalators,” although other witnesses said the man being treated had a “head injury”.



The station is currently closed while the incident is being investigated
The station is currently closed while the incident is being investigated

Other passengers noticed that the area was particularly crowded today as a result of the “4/20” cannabis legalization rally taking place in nearby Hyde Park this afternoon.

One Twitter user, using the name Andy The Gooner, explained the transport chaos in the area: “4/20! I’m currently stuck on the Piccadilly line due to an” emergency incident “at Knightsbridge for the last 20 mins…”

Roy Beattie added: “Someone stretchered out of Knightsbridge tube station wrapped in foil. Police carrying evidence bags full of bloody clothes. Incident, police and ambulance vehicles all at the scene. Ridiculous traffic and the place reeks of weed. It’s # 420day apparently… “

The Piccadilly line station reopened shortly before 6pm.



The incident caused major delays on the Piccadilly Line

At last year’s 4/20 rally 15-year-old girl was rushed to hospital with knife wounds after a fight broke out between two groups of girls in Hyde Park.

The violence erupted at around 6.10pm during the annual gathering, which sees thousands of people gather to smoke weed and protest for the Class B drug’s legalization.

Pictures from the scene in central London showed a group of teenage girls fighting, one of whom could clearly be seen holding a blade.

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