Suffolk Conservative MP struck by train in London
- 19 June 2010
- From the section Beds, Herts & Bucks
A Suffolk Conservative MP is recovering after being hit by a train at a London railway station.
David Ruffley, who represents Bury St Edmunds, suffered only "minor injuries" in the rush-hour incident at Victoria on Thursday evening.
He was taken to hospital for treatment. A spokeswoman for British Transport Police (BTP) said the incident is not being treated as suspicious.
The MP has represented the seat since 1997.
He returned with a majority of 12,380 on 6 May and is a former Opposition whip and shadow police reform minister.
The BTP spokeswoman added: "The incident was reported to police at 1700 BST.
"London Ambulance Service attended and the man was taken to St Thomas' Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries."
A Conservative Party spokeswoman said: "David Ruffley received minor injuries at a London railway station on Thursday evening."