British Transport Police say no-one has been hurt in the train crash at Silverdale.
The force say: “We were called following reports of a car being struck by a freight train at Silverdale level crossing in Carnforth, Lancashire. No-one has been injured and the train remained upright."
“Officers are now working with the fire service to remove the car and have launched an investigation to determine how it came to be on the tracks. The driver of the car and train will also be interviewed.”
More top news
A new law in favour of an organ donor opt-out system is to be named after a boy from Cheshire.
The Lake District National Park says its disappointed by news that Donald Campbell's famous Bluebird is to be tested in Scotland.
Northern indie band Embrace are set to perform at a 3-day festival in Lancaster this May.