Three killed by train in south London

Three people were killed after being struck by a train in south London.

The three bodies were found on the tracks at Loughborough Junction just after 7.30am this morning.

Paramedics and were sent but the trio were pronounced daed at the scene.

Investigators are trying to identify the three to inform their families and why they were on the tracks.

A police spokesperson said: “Shortly after 7.30am this morning, officers from British Transport Police were called to Loughborough Junction in South London following a report of multiple bodies being found.

“Police and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service attended the scene, however three people were sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers remain at the scene where they are working to identify the deceased and inform their families.

“A number of enquiries are also underway to establish the circumstances of how the people came to be on the tracks.”

Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson said: “My team are now working hard to understand what happened and how these three people came to lose their life on the railway.

“My thoughts are with the family and friends of these three people.

“At this time, we are treating their death as unexplained as we make a number of immediate enquiries.

“I would ask anyone who was near to Loughborough Junction this morning, and saw something which they think might be relevant, please contact us as soon as possible.”

 

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