Oxford Circus station shut ‘as passenger rescued by commuter after collapsing onto track’

Oxford Circus station shut ‘as passenger rescued by commuter after collapsing onto track’

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A COMMUTER reportedly leapt onto the tube tracks and rescued a person who had collapsed at Oxford Circus Tube station today.

The rush-hour incident was witnessed by hundreds of passengers this morning.

A witness tweeted: “Just saw someone collapse onto the tracks at Oxford Circus Tube station and someone jumped on and rescued them. Petrifying.”

Another witness told the Mirror: “I was on the Central Line going west when I saw someone on the tracks and everyone started screaming.


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“Some brave guy jumped on the tracks and got them off.

“People were just shouting to alert the trains and a guy jumped before the alarms had been set off.”


A spokesman for British Transport Police told the Sun Online: “We’ve been called to Oxford Circus station after reports of a casualty at the station – it seems a person has fallen onto the tracks.

“A man has been removed from the tracks and is being seen by paramedics.”

A TFL spokesman added: “Services were briefly held due to a customer incident at Oxford Circus.”

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