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Serious incident ongoing at hartlepool burs tunnel

A serious incident involving all emergency services is ongoing on the railway tracks at the burs tunnel in hartlepool.

We have chosen not to publish graphic images from the incident.

Fire Crews used a hydraulic Crain to lift the casualty from on top of the railway line embankment in a white bag.

Paramedics, Police Officers and Fire Fighters worked in difficult conditions to reach the man who fell from the top of the tunnel.

The area remains closed to public.

A North East Ambulance Service spokeswoman has told Police Hour they received reports of a man who had fallen from the top of the tunnel.

A number of emergency services were at the scene.

Eye Witnesses have told Police Hour that a train had stopped and sounded its alarm close to the scene.

It has been confirmed no train was involved in this incident, All trains were stopped until 1115am.

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