Major disruption at London Euston after boy falls from bridge

Commuters travelling through London Euston are being faced with major disruption, after a boy was injured falling from a bridge.

All services from the central London station were suspended during rush hour while police dealt with the incident on Friday.

Metropolitan Police were called to Wembley Central station shortly before 4.30pm to reports of a boy falling from a bridge.

The West Coast main line was closed on Friday evening
The West Coast main line was closed on Friday evening (Sophie Morris/PA)

The boy, believed to be 14, was found injured at the scene.

Officers attended with London Fire Brigade and British Transport Police (BTP) and an air ambulance was called.

Network Rail said the West Coast main line was closed for a number of hours on Friday evening while emergency services dealt with the incident.

All lines have been reopened, said Network Rail, but they warned of “serious disruption” for passengers until end of service on Friday.

James Dean, managing director for Network Rail’s West Coast main line south route, said: “Our specialist teams have been working with the emergency services to deal with a serious trespass incident this evening near Wembley Central.

“We thank people for their patience while we try to get services back up and running.”

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