UPDATE: Man seriously hurt slipping onto tracks at Bromley South station

A 37-YEAR old man is in hospital after slipping onto the tracks at Bromley South station this morning.

News Shopper has received reports that at around 8am a man with a large rucksack, overbalanced onto the tracks at the busy station.

Commuters and an off-duty Bromley police officer helped him up but it is believed he received a very serious head injury and was taken by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) to Kings College Hospital in Denmark Hill. 

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: “BTP officers were called to Bromley South station on January 16 following a report of a man falling from the platform onto the tracks.

“The incident was reported to BTP at 7.48am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from the LAS also attended and the man was taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.”

A LAS spokesperson said: “We were called at 7.45am yesterday, 16 January, to reports of a person on the tracks at Bromley South Railway Station.

"We sent one ambulance crew to the scene. Our staff treated a 37 year old man for head injuries who was taken to Kings College Hospital as a priority.” 

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11:28am Wed 16 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

Inebriated ?


Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28.

ThanK u
Inebriated ? Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28. ThanK u Gypo.Joe

12:34pm Wed 16 Jan 13

Tonic says...

I'm sorry to hear about this incident and hope the man makes a speedy recovery.

However, I have to say that rucksacks/backpacks are becoming an increasing nuisance on the trains. They seem to be getting bigger and bigger and their wearers appear to be completely oblivious to the amount of space they take up. I have been hit in the face several times by a backpack when its wearer has turned round without thinking about the people in close proximity.

A little bit of consideration please, people!
I'm sorry to hear about this incident and hope the man makes a speedy recovery. However, I have to say that rucksacks/backpacks are becoming an increasing nuisance on the trains. They seem to be getting bigger and bigger and their wearers appear to be completely oblivious to the amount of space they take up. I have been hit in the face several times by a backpack when its wearer has turned round without thinking about the people in close proximity. A little bit of consideration please, people! Tonic

2:13pm Wed 16 Jan 13

Petra69 says...

Tonic wrote:
I'm sorry to hear about this incident and hope the man makes a speedy recovery.

However, I have to say that rucksacks/backpacks are becoming an increasing nuisance on the trains. They seem to be getting bigger and bigger and their wearers appear to be completely oblivious to the amount of space they take up. I have been hit in the face several times by a backpack when its wearer has turned round without thinking about the people in close proximity.

A little bit of consideration please, people!
Well said
[quote][p][bold]Tonic[/bold] wrote: I'm sorry to hear about this incident and hope the man makes a speedy recovery. However, I have to say that rucksacks/backpacks are becoming an increasing nuisance on the trains. They seem to be getting bigger and bigger and their wearers appear to be completely oblivious to the amount of space they take up. I have been hit in the face several times by a backpack when its wearer has turned round without thinking about the people in close proximity. A little bit of consideration please, people![/p][/quote]Well said Petra69

8:38am Thu 17 Jan 13

Tip-Top says...

Tonic wrote:
I'm sorry to hear about this incident and hope the man makes a speedy recovery. However, I have to say that rucksacks/backpacks are becoming an increasing nuisance on the trains. They seem to be getting bigger and bigger and their wearers appear to be completely oblivious to the amount of space they take up. I have been hit in the face several times by a backpack when its wearer has turned round without thinking about the people in close proximity. A little bit of consideration please, people!
Hear Hear
[quote][p][bold]Tonic[/bold] wrote: I'm sorry to hear about this incident and hope the man makes a speedy recovery. However, I have to say that rucksacks/backpacks are becoming an increasing nuisance on the trains. They seem to be getting bigger and bigger and their wearers appear to be completely oblivious to the amount of space they take up. I have been hit in the face several times by a backpack when its wearer has turned round without thinking about the people in close proximity. A little bit of consideration please, people![/p][/quote]Hear Hear Tip-Top

12:24pm Thu 17 Jan 13

londonlive says...

Gypo.Joe wrote:
Inebriated ?


Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28.

ThanK u
Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?
[quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: Inebriated ? Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28. ThanK u[/p][/quote]Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous? londonlive

12:59pm Thu 17 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

londonlive wrote:
Gypo.Joe wrote:
Inebriated ?


Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28.

ThanK u
Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?
Did you notice by chance the ???????

So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ?

Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson.
[quote][p][bold]londonlive[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: Inebriated ? Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28. ThanK u[/p][/quote]Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?[/p][/quote]Did you notice by chance the ??????? So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ? Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson. Gypo.Joe

1:07pm Thu 17 Jan 13

londonlive says...

Gypo.Joe wrote:
londonlive wrote:
Gypo.Joe wrote:
Inebriated ?


Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28.

ThanK u
Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?
Did you notice by chance the ???????

So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ?

Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson.
What "lesson" is he to learn? It's a tragic accident. Frankly I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.
[quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]londonlive[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: Inebriated ? Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28. ThanK u[/p][/quote]Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?[/p][/quote]Did you notice by chance the ??????? So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ? Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson.[/p][/quote]What "lesson" is he to learn? It's a tragic accident. Frankly I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often. londonlive

1:10pm Thu 17 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

londonlive wrote:
Gypo.Joe wrote:
londonlive wrote:
Gypo.Joe wrote:
Inebriated ?


Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28.

ThanK u
Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?
Did you notice by chance the ???????

So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ?

Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson.
What "lesson" is he to learn? It's a tragic accident. Frankly I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.
I would of thought the lesson was a no brainer, don't slip ( for any reason ) near the edge of a platform. Or I suppose someone like you can find or look to blame someone else.

I think you are a Liberal aint ya ?
[quote][p][bold]londonlive[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]londonlive[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: Inebriated ? Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28. ThanK u[/p][/quote]Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?[/p][/quote]Did you notice by chance the ??????? So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ? Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson.[/p][/quote]What "lesson" is he to learn? It's a tragic accident. Frankly I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.[/p][/quote]I would of thought the lesson was a no brainer, don't slip ( for any reason ) near the edge of a platform. Or I suppose someone like you can find or look to blame someone else. I think you are a Liberal aint ya ? Gypo.Joe

1:17pm Thu 17 Jan 13

londonlive says...

Gypo.Joe wrote:
londonlive wrote:
Gypo.Joe wrote:
londonlive wrote:
Gypo.Joe wrote:
Inebriated ?


Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28.

ThanK u
Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?
Did you notice by chance the ???????

So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ?

Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson.
What "lesson" is he to learn? It's a tragic accident. Frankly I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.
I would of thought the lesson was a no brainer, don't slip ( for any reason ) near the edge of a platform. Or I suppose someone like you can find or look to blame someone else.

I think you are a Liberal aint ya ?
Don't be so judgemental would be my advice to you. You don't know the person involved, didn't witness the event, and are in no position to pass judgement.

I DO know that the platforms are often slippery at the moment and not always well gritted and made safe.

Liberal? Is anybody one of those?

What are you then?
[quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]londonlive[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]londonlive[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: Inebriated ? Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28. ThanK u[/p][/quote]Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?[/p][/quote]Did you notice by chance the ??????? So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ? Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson.[/p][/quote]What "lesson" is he to learn? It's a tragic accident. Frankly I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.[/p][/quote]I would of thought the lesson was a no brainer, don't slip ( for any reason ) near the edge of a platform. Or I suppose someone like you can find or look to blame someone else. I think you are a Liberal aint ya ?[/p][/quote]Don't be so judgemental would be my advice to you. You don't know the person involved, didn't witness the event, and are in no position to pass judgement. I DO know that the platforms are often slippery at the moment and not always well gritted and made safe. Liberal? Is anybody one of those? What are you then? londonlive

1:26pm Thu 17 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

"I DO know that the platforms are often slippery at the moment and not always well gritted and made safe. "


See I told you, looking to blame someone else.


"What are you then?”.... a very good question, I'll have to ask the voices in my head today.
"I DO know that the platforms are often slippery at the moment and not always well gritted and made safe. " See I told you, looking to blame someone else. "What are you then?”.... a very good question, I'll have to ask the voices in my head today. Gypo.Joe

1:30pm Thu 17 Jan 13

londonlive says...

Gypo.Joe wrote:
"I DO know that the platforms are often slippery at the moment and not always well gritted and made safe. "


See I told you, looking to blame someone else.


"What are you then?”.... a very good question, I'll have to ask the voices in my head today.
Yep. Have a think, and let us know what happens.


Just not for a while, eh?
[quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: "I DO know that the platforms are often slippery at the moment and not always well gritted and made safe. " See I told you, looking to blame someone else. "What are you then?”.... a very good question, I'll have to ask the voices in my head today.[/p][/quote]Yep. Have a think, and let us know what happens. Just not for a while, eh? londonlive

2:05pm Thu 17 Jan 13

the wall says...

londonlive wrote:
Gypo.Joe wrote:
londonlive wrote:
Gypo.Joe wrote:
londonlive wrote:
Gypo.Joe wrote:
Inebriated ?


Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28.

ThanK u
Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?
Did you notice by chance the ???????

So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ?

Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson.
What "lesson" is he to learn? It's a tragic accident. Frankly I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.
I would of thought the lesson was a no brainer, don't slip ( for any reason ) near the edge of a platform. Or I suppose someone like you can find or look to blame someone else.

I think you are a Liberal aint ya ?
Don't be so judgemental would be my advice to you. You don't know the person involved, didn't witness the event, and are in no position to pass judgement.

I DO know that the platforms are often slippery at the moment and not always well gritted and made safe.

Liberal? Is anybody one of those?

What are you then?
But you've judge......... Oh hang on it's one of those 'do as I say. not as I do' types.
[quote][p][bold]londonlive[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]londonlive[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]londonlive[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: Inebriated ? Please note I never used the word p1ssed as I would hate to offend Inspirationalady28. ThanK u[/p][/quote]Do you know whether he was Inebriated? Given that the incident was reported at 7.48 in the morning I think we can probably assume he wasn't. Maybe the platforms were slippery and dangerous?[/p][/quote]Did you notice by chance the ??????? So you think just because its early in the morning you can assume that. Have you any idea how long the effects of alcohol take to leave your body ? Anyway whatever the cause I hope he is OK and learned a lesson.[/p][/quote]What "lesson" is he to learn? It's a tragic accident. Frankly I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.[/p][/quote]I would of thought the lesson was a no brainer, don't slip ( for any reason ) near the edge of a platform. Or I suppose someone like you can find or look to blame someone else. I think you are a Liberal aint ya ?[/p][/quote]Don't be so judgemental would be my advice to you. You don't know the person involved, didn't witness the event, and are in no position to pass judgement. I DO know that the platforms are often slippery at the moment and not always well gritted and made safe. Liberal? Is anybody one of those? What are you then?[/p][/quote]But you've judge......... Oh hang on it's one of those 'do as I say. not as I do' types. the wall

2:28pm Thu 17 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

londonlive would be looking for the claims forms straight away after a little slip. If there's blame there's a claim culture.
londonlive would be looking for the claims forms straight away after a little slip. If there's blame there's a claim culture. Gypo.Joe

10:41am Fri 18 Jan 13

Gavinp says...

Have to say i hate the train stations as so many people just push you.

I have to say its mainly suited and booted people that think its fine to ram people out of there way,

The same people that dont offer seats to pregnant or old people i bet!
Have to say i hate the train stations as so many people just push you. I have to say its mainly suited and booted people that think its fine to ram people out of there way, The same people that dont offer seats to pregnant or old people i bet! Gavinp

12:36pm Sun 20 Jan 13

madras says...

Just hope the man makes a full recovery - and as to the people here trying to apportion blame, why???
Just hope the man makes a full recovery - and as to the people here trying to apportion blame, why??? madras

8:16am Mon 21 Jan 13

Inspirationalady28 says...

madras wrote:
Just hope the man makes a full recovery - and as to the people here trying to apportion blame, why???
Maybe it's because they're ignorant and too judgemental! That man is very lucky to be alive, it could have been much worse. I too wish him a full recovery!
[quote][p][bold]madras[/bold] wrote: Just hope the man makes a full recovery - and as to the people here trying to apportion blame, why???[/p][/quote]Maybe it's because they're ignorant and too judgemental! That man is very lucky to be alive, it could have been much worse. I too wish him a full recovery! Inspirationalady28

1:22pm Mon 21 Jan 13

the wall says...

Inspirationalady28 wrote:
madras wrote:
Just hope the man makes a full recovery - and as to the people here trying to apportion blame, why???
Maybe it's because they're ignorant and too judgemental! That man is very lucky to be alive, it could have been much worse. I too wish him a full recovery!
Sorry are you being abusive and judging people?
[quote][p][bold]Inspirationalady28[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]madras[/bold] wrote: Just hope the man makes a full recovery - and as to the people here trying to apportion blame, why???[/p][/quote]Maybe it's because they're ignorant and too judgemental! That man is very lucky to be alive, it could have been much worse. I too wish him a full recovery![/p][/quote]Sorry are you being abusive and judging people? the wall

4:25pm Mon 21 Jan 13

Inspirationalady28 says...

the wall wrote:
Inspirationalady28 wrote:
madras wrote:
Just hope the man makes a full recovery - and as to the people here trying to apportion blame, why???
Maybe it's because they're ignorant and too judgemental! That man is very lucky to be alive, it could have been much worse. I too wish him a full recovery!
Sorry are you being abusive and judging people?
No, not at all.. just reading some of the comments brought me to that conclusion!
[quote][p][bold]the wall[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Inspirationalady28[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]madras[/bold] wrote: Just hope the man makes a full recovery - and as to the people here trying to apportion blame, why???[/p][/quote]Maybe it's because they're ignorant and too judgemental! That man is very lucky to be alive, it could have been much worse. I too wish him a full recovery![/p][/quote]Sorry are you being abusive and judging people?[/p][/quote]No, not at all.. just reading some of the comments brought me to that conclusion! Inspirationalady28

10:20am Tue 22 Jan 13

the wall says...

Conclusion: A final decision or judgment; resolution (esp in the phrase come to a conclusion).

I find what you have said abusive, however I understand that this is just the internet and peoples opinions don't really matter on the internet. Because I'm grown up enough to realise this I will not report your comment.
Conclusion: A final decision or judgment; resolution (esp in the phrase come to a conclusion). I find what you have said abusive, however I understand that this is just the internet and peoples opinions don't really matter on the internet. Because I'm grown up enough to realise this I will not report your comment. the wall

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