Brighton and Hove trains delayed after dog drags owner in wheelchair on to railway

Posted On 31 Jul 2015 at 12:12 pm

Trains to and from Brighton and Hove were delayed after a man in a wheelchair was dragged on to the railway tracks by his dog.

The 40-year-old Littlehampton man was taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack during the ordeal.

He fell on to the line at West Worthing Station shortly before 4pm yesterday afternoon (Thursday 30 July).

Paramedics from the South East Coast Ambulance Service were called out, along with officers from the British Transport Police.

The man was resuscitated and then taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton in a serious condition.

Trains were disrupted until about 7.15pm.

  1. rolivan Reply

    So how did trains get to All of the other stops between Hove and West Worthing?

  2. james drain Reply

    what happened to the dog ?

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