UPDATE: Man killed by train at Toddington Lane crossing near Littlehampton

Two-car collision
Two-car collision

A man has died after being struck by a train at Toddington Lane crossing in Wick, near Littlehampton, this morning.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: “We were called to Toddington Lane crossing in Littlehampton on Monday, June 1, to a report of a person hit by a train.

“Officers from BTP and Sussex Police attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 5.18am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from South East Coast Ambulance Service also attended and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers are now working to identify the man and inform his family.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

The incident caused heavy delays to rail users across the Southern line, with trains cancelled and delayed.

Services are now reportedly back to normal.