Severe delays at Mile End station after man rescued from under train
There are still severe delays at Mile End station after a person was hit by a train
Power for the District Line trains was switched off while paramedics attended to a 64-year-old man under the train.
Hundreds of commuters have been trying to make their way out of the station after trains were stalled from the power cut.
The victim was hit by a Westbound District Line train but the Eastbound District Line was also affected by the power being cut off.
A London ambulance spokeswoman said: “We were called just before 11.45am to reports that a person was under a train at Mile End underground station. Our staff treated the man and took him to the Royal London Hospital with a leg injury.”
You may also want to watch:
Four ambulance vehicles attended the incident.
A British Transport Police spokeswoman said the incident was not being treated as suspicious.
- 1 Man killed after fall from Bow tower block
- 2 Why some families can't leave Bow's 'dangerous structure' tower block
- 3 Man found stabbed on board night bus
- 4 Two hospitalised as 60 firefighters tackle blaze in Stratford
- 5 14 charged with alleged drug dealing and money laundering offences
- 6 Trees planted to remember people who died of Covid in the East End
- 7 Fast food! Lewis Hamilton-backed chain opening east London branches
- 8 Panel finds gross misconduct proven against Pc arrested on suspicion of drug dealing
- 9 19 arrested and cash seized in East End dawn drug raids
- 10 O's will need a much improved display against leaders Forest Green