Last night, emergency services rushed to Wembley Park Underground Station following reports of a person being ‘under a train’.
The incident, which unfolded shortly after 9pm, prompted a massive response from the authorities, including a helicopter and multiple fire engines and ambulances. Harrow Online Facebook Group members were among the first to report the large emergency services presence at the scene.
According to a statement from the London Ambulance Service, the distress call was received at 9:04pm on August 3. The spokesperson detailed the swift and coordinated response of the emergency teams, which included an ambulance crew, an incident response officer, a medic in a fast-response car, and the specialized Hazardous Area Response Team (HART). The gravity of the situation also led to the dispatch of a trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance.
Following emergency medical care, they were then taken to a major trauma centre with top priority for further treatment, they are in a life-threatening condition.
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called yesterday (3 August) at 9:04pm to reports of a person under a train at Wembley Park Underground Station.
“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, an incident response officer, a medic in a fast-response car, and our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART). We also dispatched a trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance.
“We treated a person at the scene before taking them to a major trauma centre as a priority.”
A spokesperson for British Transport Poilce said: “Officers were called to Wembley Park station at 9.04pm yesterday evening Thursday August 3 following reports of a casualty on the tracks.
“Paramedics also attended and a person was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
“The incident is not being treated as suspicious.”