A man has had his head decapitated after he placed his head outside of the window of a moving train.
The man was travelling on the Gatwick Express and died instantly at Wandsworth Common Station.
Got off the train @ Wandsworth common and there was chaos! Apparently a man was decapitated by train. Horrific & sad pic.twitter.com/tjhFUzKCWR
— Lucie Walker (@Lucie_Walker) August 7, 2016
Emergency services were called to the scene just after 5.30pm.
The London Ambulance service confirmed they had been called to reports of a man having been hit by a train with severe head injuries.
Sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene by doctors who responded to the incident.