Woman rescued from under train

Monday 1st September 2014 – 3.00pm – John Hawker.

A woman has been rescued after slipping under a stationary train in Birmingham this morning.

The incident occurred on platform 1A, New Street Station at around 8.40am.

A rapid response motorcycle, an ambulance, a paramedic officer, a BASICS Doctor and the Trusts Hazardous Area Response Team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews were called to reports of a woman who had slipped off the platform down the side of a train.

“On arrival at the scene medics made their way under the train and treated the woman for the effects of a medical episode and also minor injuries.

“The woman’s condition was stabilised and she was removed by ambulance crews and the HART team before being transferred by ambulance to City Hospital for further treatment.

“The woman, believed to be in her 30’s, was trapped for around 40 minutes.”


We have no further details on this incident.

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