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Woman hit by train at Chadwell Heath station - but escapes with minor injury

PUBLISHED: 19:44 20 November 2013 | UPDATED: 10:13 21 November 2013

Chadwell Heath station

Chadwell Heath station

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A woman has escaped with a minor head injury after being hit by a train at Chadwell Heath station.

The London Ambulance Service (LAS) was called to reports of a woman under a train at 6.15pm today.

An ambulance crew, the London air ambulance medical team in a car, and a duty officer were all sent to the scene in Station Road.

The woman has been taken to the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel with what an LAS spokesman described as a minor head injury.

An air ambulance doctor escorted her to the hospital, where she arrived after 7.30pm.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said officers were called to reports of a person stuck by a train.

It is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

Train services are now running, but will not stop at Romford, Chadwell Heath, Goodmayes, Seven Kings and Ilford stations.

• Did you see what happened? Contact the newsdesk on 020 8477 3806, or email zjan.shirinian@archant.co.uk.

Any witnesses should call BTP on 0800 40 50 40, quoting NSPIS 431.


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