Five confirmed dead after rush-hour tram derails
Five people have died after a tram derailed in Croydon, south London, British Transport Police said.
More than 50 people were injured, some seriously, when the crowded rush-hour tram tipped on to its side next to an underpass near the Sandilands stop in Croydon, south London
British Transport Police said: "At present, we can confirm five people have sadly died following this incident."
Sources at the scene said eight people were feared dead.
The driver of the derailed tram has been arrested.