Is Oxford Circus tube station closed, is the Victoria Line suspended and what happened on the London Underground?

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SOMEONE was killed at Oxford Circus after being hit by a tube train.

British Transport Police rushed to the station and closed the station. Here’s what we know so far.

The tube station at Oxford Circus was closed after a person was killed by a train.
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The tube station at Oxford Circus was closed after a person was killed by a train.[/caption]

What happened at Oxford Circus?

A person was hit by a train at the central London tube station.

British Transport Police arrived on the scene shortly after 4pm on August 31, 2018, and paramedics attended to the victim as quickly as possible.

They battled to save the victim but unfortunately they were unable to save them – the victim was declared dead on the scene.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “Officers were called to Oxford Circus London Underground station shortly after 4.00pm today following a report of a person being struck by a train.

“Officers from BTP attended the location alongside paramedics, however sadly the person was declared dead at the scene.

“The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and steps are now underway to inform their family.”

Is Oxford Circus closed?

Oxford Circus was closed by BTP after the incident.

Above ground, ambulances and police vehicles.

It’s not yet clear when the station will open.


Is the Victoria Line open?

The Victoria Line is partially closed between Warren Street and Victoria.

There are delays expected across the Victoria line.

It’s unclear as to when it will be fully reopened.