Fatality near Meldreth Station

PUBLISHED: 18:17 22 April 2009 | UPDATED: 16:02 11 May 2010

A PERSON died after being struck by a train near Meldreth Station earlier today. British Transport Police say the victim was crossing the line using the foot crossing at the station when they were hit by the 3.21pm train from Hitchin to Cambridge. Polic

A PERSON died after being struck by a train near Meldreth Station earlier today.

British Transport Police say the victim was crossing the line using the foot crossing at the station when they were hit by the 3.21pm train from Hitchin to Cambridge.

Police were called to the scene at 3.49pm, while paramedics also attended the incident. An air ambulance was called but not required.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said that the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

The line was reopened at 4.57pm, but commuters can expect to experience delays of up to 50 minutes

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 12:39

Officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit (BCH RPU) now have the power to seize vehicles that have been untaxed for longer than eight weeks.

Yesterday, 12:17

Police in the Fens released a tally of hare coursing and related offences from the past two months that include four arrests and 17 vehicles seized.

Yesterday, 08:53

New locations for services and Christmas-themed activities have been announced for Royston’s parish church after the devastating fire at the weekend.

Yesterday, 07:01

Christmas has arrived in Ashwell, as hundreds of visitors enjoyed the village’s annual festive celebration.

Most read stories

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Royston Crow weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy