Chadwell Heath station: Person dies after cardiac arrest despite efforts to save them

By Matthew Dresch

A person has died at Chadwell Heath rail station in London after reportedly suffering a cardiac arrest.

Witnesses reported seeing police cars and ambulances outside the station in east London this afternoon.

London Ambulance Service paramedics received reports of a person in cardiac arrest at the station at 3.34pm today.

Despite the best efforts of ambulance workers, the patient died at the scene.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called at 3:34pm today (9 September) to reports of a person in cardiac arrest in Chadwell Heath railway station.

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"We sent two ambulance crews, an incident response officer, an advanced paramedic and two medics in cars to the scene.

"Sadly, despite the best efforts of medics, a person died at the scene."

Chadwell Heath rail station shut while the emergency services dealt with the incident, however it has now reopened.

A National Rail spokesman previously said: “A passenger being taken ill at Chadwell Heath means trains running through this station may be cancelled or revised.”

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