UPDATE: Man dies following heart attack at Mottingham train station
PUBLISHED: 09:45 19 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:45 19 February 2013
A commuter has died after suffered a heart attack at Mottingham train station yesterday morning (18).
The man, believed to be in his 60s, was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) after they were called at 6.40am.
An LAS spokeswoman said: “Two ambulances and a single responder attended Mottingham train station following reports a man was having a heart attack.
“Extensive efforts were made to resuscitate him but he was still in cardiac arrest when we arrived at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich.”
Staff at Queen Elizabeth were unable to save him and he died the same day.
The incident caused significant disruptions to Southeastern train services on the Sidcup line.
Around three hours after the emergency services were called the train company commented via Twitter that “services via London Bridge are returning to normal following earlier delays.”