Two Killed at Ealing Broadway Station

Double fatality during evening rush hour

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A woman and child have died after being struck by a train at Ealing Broadway.

It happened during the evening rush hour at 18.10pm (23rd June) when the pair were said to have fallen on to tracks.

London Ambulance Service said staff including its hazardous area response team had been sent to the station but that two people had been pronounced dead at the scene.

Police, said they were treating the deaths as "unexplained" and had yet to identify the victims.

All First Great Western trains from Paddington were cancelled while the emergency services deal with the incident. Central line Tubes, were suspended from Ealing Broadway and began serving the station again just after 8pm.

Commuters described the scene as a "nightmare", with numerous police, ambulances and fire engines clustering around the station.

British Transport Police said: "We were called at 6.10pm to Ealing Broadway station following reports that someone had been hit by a train.

"We attended along with the Metropolitan Police, London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade and discovered two people had been struck and killed by the train.

"We're still working to determine the identities of the deceased or how they came to actually be on the tracks."

Anyone with information about the deaths is asked to call 0800 40 50 40, quoting incident 471 of June 23.



24th June 2015