Women dies after being hit by a train in Barnt Green

A woman has sadly died following a collision with a train this early this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Barnt Green Railway Station on Fiery Hill Road shortly before 6.55am this morning and sent one ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a woman who had been seriously injured following a collision with a train.

“Unfortunately it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“Early indications suggest the incident was a tragic accident.

“As normal in an incident of this nature, a full investigation will be carried out by British Transport Police to determine exactly what happened.”

Train services between Bromsgrove and Lichfield Trent Valley are expected to be disrupted until midday.

Road transport is running between the following stations in both directions:

  • Redditch and Longbridge
  • Droitwich Spa and Longbridge
  • Lichfield Trent Valley and Lichfield City

For further travel updates visit: https://www.londonmidland.com/travel-information/live-information/service-disruption