Person dies under Victoria Line train at King’s Cross
PUBLISHED: 11:52 05 June 2015 | UPDATED: 12:23 05 June 2015
The line was shut down for an hour after ambulance service found the victim dead at the scene
A man has died after falling under a tube train at Kings Cross station.
Emergency services were called to the incident on the Victoria line just before 8.30pm, which forced a shutdown of the service for about an hour from Highbury and Islington to Warren Street, Transport for London said.
A number of paramedics from London Ambulance service as well as the air ambulance were sent to the scene.
A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “We were called to King’s Cross St Pancras Underground station shortly before 8.30pm on Thursday, June 4 following a report of a person struck by a train.
“BTP officers attended the northbound Victoria line platform, alongside colleagues from London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service. A man, believed to be in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The incident is currently not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.
“The man’s family has been informed.”
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