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Man taken to hospital after incident at Woolwich DLR station

A casualty on the tracks was reported to the police just before 10.50am today (March 29).

Officers and London Ambulance Service crews and London Fire Brigade were called to the scene.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment where his condition is currently unknown.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

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A spokesperson British Transport Police said: “Officers were called to Woolwich DLR station at 10.49am following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics also attended and a man is being taken to hospital for assessment.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious.”

A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said: “Firefighters were called to assist emergency service colleagues at an incident at Woolwich Arsenal station.

“The Brigade was called at 1055 and the incident was over for firefighters by 1249.

“Fire engines from Plumstead and Eltham fire stations and a fire and rescue unit from Bexley Fire Station attended the scene.”




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