Man killed by a train at Turnham Green station

Turnham Green Station was closed on Tuesday (16 November) after a man was hit by a train and killed.

The station was evacuated shortly after the incident with fire crews, police responders and ambulance teams attending the scene.

The District and Piccadilly lines were suspended due to the incident, leading to severe delays.

British Transport Police confirmed that a man was “pronounced dead at the scene.”

An air ambulance was called and landed on Acton Green near the station entrance but was not needed. Three fire engines also attended.

Images above: emergency services gather at Turnham Green Station, an air ambulance lands on Acton Green (Photos by Rim Turkmani)

Incident ‘not being treated as suspicious’

A spokesperson for the British Transport Police said:

“British Transport Police were called to Turnham Green Underground station at 2.09pm today (16 November) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics also attended, however sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“This incident is not being treated a suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

A spokesperson for London Ambulance service spokesman said:

“We were called at 2.07pm today (16 November) to reports of a person injured by a train at Turnham Green Station.

“We sent an ambulance crew, a clinical team leader, an incident response officer, and a hazardous area response team. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.”

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