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
Cold with icy stretches to start Tuesday. There will be sunny intervals and further wintry showers, but snow will become confined to hills
Cold, windy and wintry weather continues until midweek. Cloudier yet milder weather for Thursday and Friday
Cold & windy. Some nice March sunshine developing for the afternnon but further wintry showers, especially later towards evening/overnight