Hereford & Worcester

Droitwich train fall teenager in serious condition

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Image caption The 17-year-old remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital after the fall from a train that had pulled into Droitwich station

A teenager who fell between a platform and train has suffered "life changing injuries" and remains seriously injured in hospital, transport police say.

London Midland said the 17-year-old lost an arm after becoming trapped next to one of its services at Droitwich on Friday, which then pulled away.

He remains in a serious but stable condition in a Birmingham hospital, British Transport Police said.

London Midland is liaising with the Rail Accident Investigation Branch.

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Police and paramedics were called to the station at about 19:50 BST.

The 18:48 train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street was delayed for more than an hour while emergency crews treated the boy.

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