Marble Arch: Person killed after being hit by Tube train in central London

A person has died after being hit by a train at a busy central London station.

Emergency services rushed to Marble Arch station at about 2pm on Monday - writes

The person was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Witnesses described seeing a "huge" number of police cars, fire engines and ambulances descend on the scene in Oxford Street.

Nic Mason, who passed the station on a coach, said: "Huge emergency services presence at Marble Arch station in London.

"Be careful in the area, fire engines, police and ambulances."

Marble Arch station was closed for about an hour and severe delays were reported across the entire Central Line.

A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: "Officers were called to Marble Arch London Underground station following reports of a person struck by a train.

"The call came into police at 1.54pm on Monday.

"Officers attended alongside paramedics. Sadly the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

"Officers will now work to establish the person’s identity and inform their family. A file will be prepared for the coroner."

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