Air ambulance is among the emergency services called to the scene
A man has died after being hit by a train between Clapham Junction and Raynes Park stations.
An air ambulance was among the emergency services called to Wimbledon station during the early evening on Monday (November 23) following reports of a casualty on the train tracks.
Wimbledon station remained closed until around 8pm, with mainline and tube services affected, and emergency service vehicles filled the concourse and roads outside the station.
British Transport Police (BTP) said they were first called to Wimbledon station at 4.31pm, with paramedics from London Ambulance Service (LAS) and London's Air Ambulance trauma team joining them.
BTP said the man was taken to a nearby hospital, however he died as a result of his injuries. His next of kin have been informed.
An LAS spokesperson said: "We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, a team leader, an advanced paramedic, a medic in a car and our hazardous area response teams. We also dispatched London's Air Ambulance trauma team.”
A BTP spokesperson said: "British Transport Police was called to Wimbledon station at 4.31pm on November 23 following reports of a casualty on the tracks.
"Paramedics also attended, and a man was taken to a nearby hospital where he sadly died as a result of his injuries. This incident is not being treated as suspicious."
The District Line between Parsons Green and Wimbledon was suspended for a while and train services were disrupted until the end of the day.
November 25, 2020