Man falls to death near Metro lines

Gazette news
Gazette news

A man has died after falling from a ladder near Metro lines.

Police, fire crews and paramedics were called to Nexus Rail headquarters in Christon Road, Gosforth, Newcastle, at 2pm on Sunday after reports of the fall.

The man was treated at the scene by ambulance staff but died as a result of his injuries.

Due to the incident occurring close to Metro tracks, trains in the area were stopped to allow for emergency services to respond, causing some delays to services.

Inquiries are ongoing into the man’s death and the Office of Rail Regulation has been informed.