Train crash investigation

A train driver and a car driver have escaped unhurt after a crash on a level crossing at Silverdale in Lancashire.

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Transport Police say no injuries in Silverdale crash

The crossing where the train hit a car Credit: ITV

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.”

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