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Man dies after running onto Hounslow train tracks during police chase


A person has died on a railway line in Hounslow after being concerned in a police automobile chase.

Metropolitan Police officers tried to cease a car at round 00.05am at the moment (Tuesday, April 20) in Powder Mill Lane, Twickenham.

The driver didn’t cease and a automobile chase commenced, with police pursuing the automobile within the course of Hounslow.

After a quick chase the person acquired out of the automobile and ran onto a railway line close to Whitton Road in Hounslow, which runs adjoining to Hounslow station.

He was pronounced useless at 00.22 after the London Ambulance Service attended. The Met Police haven’t defined precisely how the person died.

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His subsequent of kin has been knowledgeable and they’re being supported by specialist officers.

The incident has prompted huge disruption to South Western Railway trains this morning because the train line remained blocked.

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An announcement on the South Western Railway web site learn: “We have been knowledgeable that emergency companies are coping with an incident between Feltham and Syon Lane. This implies that all traces are blocked between these stations.

“Until additional discover, companies between Feltham and Barnes by way of Brentford and Hounslow might divert by way of Twickenham.”

Normal service resumed on this line at round 7.30am.

Several native residents have reported that no less than one helicopter was heard hovering over the realm within the early hours of this morning, and that the highway to the railway station stays closed and behind a police cordon.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct has declared an unbiased investigation into the incident, and the Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards has additionally been knowledgeable.

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