Both men found injured on railway line in Birmingham die

Two men found injured on the railway line just outside the north end of Birmingham New Street railway station on Thursday 7 August have died.

British Transport Police were called to the scene shortly before 6am and found two Birmingham men, aged 18 and 30, with injuries believed to be consistent with having fallen from height.

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Tributes to teenager found on Birmingham train tracks

Jeevan Singh Dhanda Credit: British Transport Police

The family of an 18-year-old man who died in hospital almost a week after being discovered on a train track in Birmingham are paying tribute.

Jeevan Singh Dhanda from Walsall was found injured near Birmingham New Street station earlier this month along with a 30-year-old man from Walsall.

He was discharged from hospital but died just days later.

British Transport Police say both men’s injuries were consistent with having fallen from height.

Jeevan was a loving son and brother and will be dearly missed by everyone who knew him. He was a pupil at Queen Mary's Grammar School, Walsall. He recently completed his education, securing 3 ‘A’ grades and was due to study Economics at University of Leeds, starting in September. Jeevan was a beacon of love and happiness who bought joy to everyone who knew him - our lives will never be the same without him and we were privileged to have had him for a short 18 years."

– Jeevan's family tribute

Second man found on rail tracks in Birmingham dies

The men were found at the north end of the station Credit: ITV News Central

A second man who was found injured on railway tracks outside the north end of Birmingham New Street station earlier this month has died.

The 30-year-old man from Handsworth in Birmingham was found on the lines on Thursday 7 August along with an 18-year-old man from Walsall.

The 30-year-old was discharged from hospital on Thursday 14 August, just a day after the other man involved died. But British Transport Police said they were informed today that he has now also died.

BTP officers and colleagues from other emergency services were called to the railway line just outside the northern end of the station at 5.49am on Thursday, 7 August.

Medics from the West Midlands Ambulance Service also attended and found two men with injuries which are believed to be consistent with having fallen from height.

Both men were treated at the scene before being taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Specialist officers are assisting the families of both men at this extremely difficult time.

At this stage, the incident is being treated as unexplained while officers continue their enquiries to establish the full facts which led to the men being found on the tracks with their injuries.

– British Transport Police spokesman

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Man found injured on railway line in Birmingham dies

One of the two men found injured on the railway line just outside the north end of Birmingham New Street railway station last Thursday has died.

British Transport Police were called to the scene shortly before 6am on 7 August and found two Birmingham men, aged 18 and 30, with injuries believed to be consistent with having fallen from height.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said:

Both men were treated at the scene before being taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Sadly, the 18-year-old man has today died in hospital. Specialist officers are in place to give support to the man's family.

The 30-year-old man remains in hospital where his condition is currently described as stable.

At this stage, the incident is being treated as unexplained while officers continue their enquiries to establish the full facts which led to the men being found on the tracks with their injuries.

Men found injured on rail tracks 'fell from a bridge'

Birmingham New Street station Credit: ITV News Central

Two men who were discovered injured on train tracks in Birmingham reportedly fell from a bridge near the station.

Emergency services found the pair aged in their 20s with multiple serious injuries on the line near Birmingham New Street station just before 6am this morning.

It disrupted rail services to and from the station during the busy rush hour period.

At this time it is unclear how the men suffered their injuries and the incident is being treated as unexplained, while officers continue inquiries and establish the full facts as to how the men came to be on the tracks. We are looking at the bridge as one line of inquiry as to how these two men came to be there."

– West Midlands Police

Injured men on Birmingham train tracks 'unexplained'

Birmingham New Street station Credit: ITV News Central

British Transport police say the incident involving two men who ended up on a train track in Birmingham is being treated as unexplained.

Police were called out to Birmingham New Street station just before 6am following the reports of the injured men.

Rail commuters are expected to face continued delays following the disruption during this mornings rush hour.

Two men found injured on train tracks in Birmingham

Two men have been discovered injured on the tracks at Birmingham New Street station

There are reports of multiple trains being delayed or diverted because of the incident.

British Transport police say it's not clear yet how the men came to be there.

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