Person dies after being hit by train

PUBLISHED: 08:07 08 June 2018 | UPDATED: 08:07 08 June 2018

A person has been hit by a train between Norwich and Ipswich. Pic: Sonya Duncan.

A person has been hit by a train between Norwich and Ipswich. Pic: Sonya Duncan.


A person has died after being hit by a train on the Norwich to Ipswich line.

The person was struck at Needham Market station and was pronounced dead at the scene, British Transport Police (BTP) confirmed.

A BTP spokesman said: “Officers were called to Needham Market Station at 12.45pm today after reports that a person had been struck by a train.

“Colleagues from the ambulance service also attended but sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

“This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Greater Anglia has said train services to and from these stations may be subject to disruption on all routes. Disruption is expected until further 7pm.

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