Gants Hill station evacuated after fatality on the track
PUBLISHED: 19:46 21 April 2016 | UPDATED: 19:46 21 April 2016
Commuters were evacuated from Gants Hill tube station after a man was struck by a train earlier this evening.
British Transport Police (BTP) and the Met attended the incident, which was reported at 5.27pm.
Medics from the London Ambulance service also attended but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A spokesman for BTP said: “Officers were called to the Eastbound platform of the Central line at Gants Hill Underground Station, after a report that a person had been struck by a train.
“Officers are currently working to confirm the identity of the person, and inform their next of kin and a file will be prepared for the Coroner.
“The incident is being treated as non–suspicious”
One commuter called the Recorder to say that the entrance to the subway was closed and there were lots of police and fire engines.
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