Woman has miraculous escape at Highbury and Islington station

A woman was reportedly hit by a train at Highbury and Islington station

A woman was reportedly hit by a train at Highbury and Islington station - Credit: Archant

A woman had a miraculous escape on Tuesday when she appeared to fall under a rush-hour train at Highbury and Islington Station.

Police and paramedics raced to the scene just after 5pm, but the 28-year-old from Stoke Newington was removed from the tracks unharmed.

Officers say the incident was not suspicious and the woman was detained under the Mental Health Act.

The Victoria line was part suspended between King’s Cross and Walthamstow Central causing sever delays for commuters.


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