Turnham Green live: London Underground station evacuated after ‘track accident’

‘Person declared dead on the spot’ – British Transport Police

British transport police have confirmed that a person died tragically after the incident.

A spokesman said: “The British Transport Police were called to Turnham Green Underground Station at 14.09 today (November 16) following reports of a rail damage.

“Paramedics also attended, but unfortunately one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a case will be prepared for the forensic pathologist.”

(Photo: Rim Turkmani)

A spokesman for the London Ambulance Service added: “We were called at 14.07 today (November 16) for reports of a person being injured by a train at Turnham Green Station.

“We sent an ambulance team, a clinical team leader, an incident manager and an emergency team in dangerous areas. We also sent a London air ambulance.

– Unfortunately, someone died on the spot.


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