London Tube Station Evacuated After Woman Hit By Underground Train
Tottenham Court Road tube station was evacuated this morning after a passenger was hit by a train.
Reports are coming in that it was a woman and that she has been taken to hospital for her injuries.
There are severe Central Line delays after the incident.
Emergency services attended the scene at around 8:40am and an air ambulance was sent to the location.
Full evacuation of Tottenham Court Road station this morning! No trains stopping and no central line due to a person on the track.
- Siân (@SianLandau) 8 September 2016
Nick Colantonio, a commuter, told the Evening Standard: "I was walking from Holborn to Oxford Street and I saw several ambulances, police and firefighters.
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"The junction between Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street was jammed but the situation was under control."
Many people were talking about the incident on social media.
When someone dies at Tottenham Court Road and all ppl care about is being late for work you know society is screwed.
- Selena (@MancSel) 8 September 2016
Contrary to this tweet, the condition of the woman is still not known.
Police are not treating the incident as suspicious.
Featured image credit: Twitter/@Carrion_Billy