Person hit by a train between Haywards Heath and Gatwick Airport

A person has been hit by a train between Haywards Heath and Gatwick Airport, Southern Rail said.

A spokesman on Twitter said: “It is with great sadness that we report a person has been hit by a train between Haywards Heath and Gatwick Airport.

Trains are being disrupted

Trains are being disrupted

“All lines are blocked between these stations whilst the emergency services work to deal with this tragedy.”

Read more: Police in hunt for man after Crawley stabbing

Read more: Southwater councillors targeted by ‘nasty’ comments

Read more: TV MasterChef helps judge special jam-making contest