A man has died on a railway line in Hounslow after being involved in a police car chase.
The driver did not stop and a car chase commenced, with police pursuing the car in the direction of Hounslow.
After a brief chase the man got out of the car and ran onto a railway line near Whitton Road in Hounslow, which runs adjacent to Hounslow station.
He was pronounced dead at 00.22 after the London Ambulance Service attended. The Met Police have not explained exactly how the man died.
His next of kin has been informed and they are being supported by specialist officers.
The incident has caused massive disruption to South Western Railway trains this morning as the train line remained blocked.
A statement on the South Western Railway website read: “We have been informed that emergency services are dealing with an incident between Feltham and Syon Lane. This means that all lines are blocked between these stations.