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Tragic death at the home of England rugby, Twickenham Stadium


Police today (monday) confirmed that the incident at Twickenham Rugby Stadium involved a man who had fallen to his death.

A spokesperson said: “Police were called at 13:11hrs on Thursday, 14 September to reports of a man fallen at Twickenham Rugby Stadium.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended.  The man, who was working at the venue, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“The Health and Safety Executive has been notified.”

A RFU spokesperson said: “Very sadly, there was a tragic incident on a Thursday afternoon that resulted in the death of a contractor working in the stadium.

“London Ambulance Service attended the incident together with London Air Ambulance but were unable to resuscitate the individual.

“We are assisting the police and other relevant authorities.”

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 1.07pm on Thursday 14 September to reports of an incident at Twickenham Stadium, Whitton Road, TW2.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene including two ambulances, a medic in a response car, an incident response officer and members of our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART).

“We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

“Sadly, despite our efforts, a man was pronounced dead at the scene.”

The man has not yet been named.



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