A man has been killed at Tooting Bec Underground station after being hit by a train.

Emergency services descended on Tooting at around 12:30pm today (January 17), with at least 10 police and ambulance vehicles at the scene and London's Air Ambulance landing on Tooting Common.

British Transport Police said they were called to Tooting Bec station alongside paramedics to reports that a man had been struck by a train.

Despite the best efforts of medics, a man sadly died at the scene.

A spokesperson for the London Ambulance Service they sent an ambulance crew, incident response officer, medics in cars, a hazardous area response team and the London air ambulance.

"We were called at 12:31pm this afternoon (January 17) to reports of a person injured at Tooting Bec Underground Station.

"Sadly, despite the efforts of medics at the scene, a person died."

The Northern Line has been affected by the incident, with TfL warning of delays, and local MP Dr Rosena Allin-Khan has warned people to avoid the station.

I'm aware of an incident at Tooting Bec Station and that emergency services are there working hard.

Please do avoid the area while efforts are ongoing.

— Dr Rosena Allin-Khan 💙 (@DrRosena) January 17, 2021

The BTP added that incident is currently being treated as non suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

The man's next of kin will be informed.