Men seriously injured after fall at Westfield Stratford City

21:36 07 February 2013

Part of Westfield was cordoned off but the shopping centre remained open. Picture: Sara Odeen-Isbister

Part of Westfield was cordoned off but the shopping centre remained open. Picture: Sara Odeen-Isbister

Archant

Two men were seriously injured after one fell from the upper floor at Westfield Stratford City shopping centre today.

Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to the scene at around 3.30pm to reports that he had fallen onto a male pedestrian who was walking below.

Both were taken to The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, where they currently remain.

A Met Police spokesman said enquiries are under way to establish the full circumstances of the incident. No arrests have been made.

Latest Stories

Yesterday, 19:20
Central Line drivers will go on strike, disrupting more than one million passengers in London (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

More than one million Londoners will be disrupted after drivers on the Central Line walk out in a strike over working conditions.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:20
Keepers Jack Sargent and Adam Davies measure Perry, a 6ft llama, and Mocha, a 4 month-old llama (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

From tiny insects to huge jungle beasts all 17,000 animals at ZSL London Zoo had to be herded, lifted or coaxed onto the scales for the annual weigh-in.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:56
A life-size statue of Amy Winehouse will be unveiled in Camden next month (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch said his daughter will ‘oversee the comings and goings of her home town forever’ after it was announced a life-size statue of the singer will be unveiled in Camden.

Read more

Quirky London

Quizzes

Can you find the animals hiding in London station names? (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

You may not realise it but there are animals hiding in stations across London? Play our quiz and see if you can you find them:

Read more
Can you guess the Tube station just from the outside? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

How well do you know your Tube stations? Can you guess these Underground stops from the pictures taken outside them?

Read more
But which London?! [Photo courtesy of Basher Eyre]

You might know London like the back of your hand, but how well do you know the other Londons - and London landmarks - across the world?

Read more