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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.