A man has been taken to hospital after falling from a bridge over a railway line in Oxford this morning.

It comes after reports of an air ambulance and multiple police cars seen near Blackbird Leys Road.

A South Central Ambulance Service spokesman has confirmed paramedics were called by Thames Valley Police at 10.10am who said a man had fallen from a bridge over the railway line along the road.

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He added: "As well as the Thames Valley Air Ambulance, we also sent a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance to the incident.

"The patient had sustained a leg injury and following initial treatment was then taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital by road."

A Thames Valley Police spokeswoman said officers had attended a 'fear for welfare' incident in Oxford. 

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She said officers were called however British Transport Police were leading so would provide further details.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said officers were called to the line in Oxford shortly after 10am following reports of casualty on the tracks.

They added: "Paramedics also attended and a man was taken to hospital where he is being treated for injuries."