Man injured after falling from height in shopping centre

 

It comes just a day after another man died at Canary Wharf station after reportedly falling from a height

A man has been injured after falling from a height inside a Canary Wharf shopping centre in the second tragedy in two days.

Emergency crews were called to the scene in east London this morning after the man was seen plunging to the ground.

Shocked witnesses described hearing a “ping” then a “thud” before a body was seen lying on the ground near escalators.

Paramedics are currently treating the injured victim, a source told Mirror Online, although his condition is unknown.

It comes just a day after another man died at Canary Wharf station after reportedly falling from a height.

In the earlier incident, witnesses recalled hearing a sickening “thud” and seeing “blood splattered everywhere”.

The Canary Wharf Group said in a statement: “We can confirm that there has been a medical incident on the Canary Wharf estate.

“We are supporting the emergency services in their response.

A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman told Mirror Online: “Police were called at 08:44hrs on Tuesday, 8 January by the London Ambulance Service to reports of a man (no further details) who had fallen from height in Canada Square, E14.

“Officers, the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance are on scene. We await an update on the man’s condition.

“A cordon is in place while emergency services deal.”

Taking to Twitter this morning, one passerby wrote: “A section of Canary Wharf Mall has suddenly been closed off, with security staff blocking the entrances and turning people away.

“Police have arrived, but not sure what’s going on.”

This story is developing.

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