Passenger dies in incident on Gatwick Express train

Passenger dies in incident on Gatwick Express train

Person with head injury pronounced dead after being hit by train while leaning out of window at Wandsworth Common station

A man has died after leaning out of a train window and being hit by another passing train, it is understood. The Gatwick Express passenger was pronounced dead at the scene after the incident at Wandsworth Common station.

A spokeswoman for London Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 5.34pm to reports of an incident at Wandsworth Common railway station. We sent an ambulance crew, a single responder and a car and an incident response officer to the scene alongside an air ambulance. We treated a person at the scene for a head injury, but sadly they were pronounced dead by the doctor from the air ambulance.”

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Source: Guardian Transport

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