Police are dealing with two deaths which happened in the space of 40 minutes in Putney.
Met Police were called to a crash between a lorry and a pedestrian at the junction of Werter Road and Putney High Street at 9.42am on Wednesday (November 7).
London Ambulance Service (LAS) paramedics pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.
A spokesperson for the BTP said: “Officers were called to Putney station after reports of a person being struck by a train.
“Colleagues from the London Ambulance Service also attended, however, a person was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
“Officers are working to identify the person and inform their family. This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."
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Keep up to date with developments on this incident with our blog below:
South Western Railway travel advice
A South Western Railway spokesperson said: “Following considerable service alterations earlier today, our teams are working to reintroduce all train services. However, due to the disruption some alterations will have to be made. For specific information please speak to a member of staff or use a station help point.
“Services between London Waterloo and Weybridge via Hounslow will continue to divert via Surbiton until further notice.”
Trains running again but disruption expected until the end of the day
A statement on the National Rail website says all lines have reopened between between Barnes and Clapham Junction following the incident at Putney station.
As trains return to normal, some services may be delayed by up to 30 minutes, cancelled or revised. Disruption is expected until the end of the day.
Alternative travel advice:
To assist you with your journey your ticket will be accepted, at no extra cost to yourself, on the following services:
Paramedics 'found man dead' at Putney station
London Ambulance Service (LAS) have confirmed it was a man who died at Putney station this morning.
A LAS spokesperson said: “We were called at 10:20am to Putney station to reports of an incident.
“We sent an incident response officer and an ambulance crew to the scene.
“Sadly, a man was found dead at the scene.”
Roads closed in Putney
Regarding the fatal crash on the junction of Werter Road and Putney High Street, a Met Police spokesman said: “A lorry had been in collision with a pedestrian. London Ambulance Service attended and the pedestrian was pronounced dead.
“The lorry driver stopped at the scene. Local road closures are in place while emergency services deal.
'Thoughts to all those left behind'
Where did the incidents occur?
What we know so far
Good afternoon and welcome to our updates from Putney.
There have been two tragic incidents in the area in the space of 40 minutes.
At 9.42am Met Police were called to Werter Road, at the junction with Putney High Street, after a lorry was involved in a crash with a pedestrian, who sadly died at the scene.
At 10.22am British Transport Police were called to Putney station to reports of a person being hit by a train. London Ambulance Service also attended and a person was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.