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Woman in “stable but critical” condition after being hit by train at Ilford

11:09 29 July 2014

A woman who was hit by a train yesterday at Ilford remains in a “stable but critical” condition after being airlifted to hospital.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said today the woman in her thirties was still in hospital following the incident just before 12pm yesterday.

Trains were cancelled through Ilford and Seven Kings yesterday while investigations were carried out by the BTP.

Ilford Station remained closed for several hours.

Yesterday, British Transport Police said they were called to Seven Kings Station just after 12pm following reports a person had been hit by a train.

A spokesman for the service said officers were investigating the circumstances around the incident.

A spokesman from the London Ambulance Service said crews were called at 11.59am to Ilford Station on Cranbrook Road.

She said the woman was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital by the London Air Ambulance.

Anyone with information about the incident could contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016 with the reference number 203.

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