Hyde Park Corner underground station incident: Person dies

A casualty on the tracks was reported to police just before 12pm today (December 18).

The person was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

Hyde Park Corner station is currently closed as the incident is being dealt with.

There are severe delays on the Piccadilly Line between Kings Cross and Hammersmith westbound.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

If you’ve been affected by what happened on the network today, there is always someone to talk to.

You can contact the Samaritans on 116 123 from any phone for a confidential chat.

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: “Officers were called to Hyde Park Corner underground station just before 12pm today (18 December) to reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics also attended however sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

 

 

 

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