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Vauxhall station closed: latest tweets


A suspicious package is currently being investigated at Vauxhall station @victorialine - would be advised to head to other stations if poss


Victoria Line - Underground station closed at Vauxhall due to security alert outside the station

Reports that Vauxhall bus station also affected, and Parry Street closed from A203 South Lambeth Road to Wandsworth Road.


Helicopter crash survivor: 'I'm lucky to be alive'

A survivor from last week's helicopter crash in Vauxhall - in which two people died - has today spoken of the moment the craft fell from the sky and exploded right in front of him.

In his first TV interview, Steve Samuels from Richmond speaks about being hit by flaming debris. He spoke to our reporter Ronke Phillips in hospital, see the rest of his interview on our programme at 5:45pm

Crash victims' causes of death revealed

More details emerged today about the deaths of the two victims of Wednesdays helicopter crash. The pilot died of multiple injuires. Matthew Wood, a pedestrian, suffered severe burns and a leg injury.

Today his sister said she'd had the worst week of her life as she revealed while dealing with her brother's sudden death, her house had been burgled. Ronke Phillips has the story


Chopper victim's sister burgled

The sister of Matthew Wood who was killed when a helicopter crashed in central London this week has reportedly had her house burgled.

It's understood police were called to reports of a burglary at Ms Wood's home in Surrey on Thursday night.

39 year old Mr Wood was walking to work when the helicopter crased into a crane in Vauxhall.

No arrests have yet been made

Matthew Wood
Matthew Wood Credit: PA
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