Passengers call for barriers after man falls on to tracks at Oxford Circus

Unions flag overcrowding concerns on tube after man falls off platform Transport for London (TfL) has ruled out installing barriers on the edges of underground platforms after calls for action following an accident at Oxford Circus. A man suffered serious leg injuries and is in a critical condition in hospital after falling into the path of a Victoria line train from the edge of a crowded platform during Wednesday evening rush hour. TfL said an unspecified medical episode had caused the man to fall, and British Transport Police confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances. However, some passengers who witnessed the accident said the platform was overcrowded at the time and called for safety barriers to be installed. Unions said …