Highbury and Islington station evacuated after person hit by train

Emergency services outside Highbury and Islington station this afternoon. Picture: Patrick Dunne

Emergency services outside Highbury and Islington station this afternoon. Picture: Patrick Dunne - Credit: Archant

Highbury and Islington station was evacuated after a man was hit by a train this afternoon.

Police were called to the northbound Victoria Line platform just before 2.30pm, along with firefighters and paramedics who treated the man.

Victoria Line and Great Northern Line trains were not stopping at the station while emergency services dealt with the situation.

Highbury Corner was also closed northbound at Holloway Road, with TfL warning people to expect delays.

Highbury and Islington Tube Station

Highbury and Islington Tube Station - Credit: Archant