The scene at Yarnton level crossing, where two people were injured after a car was hit by a train.
The British Transport Police have released this statement about a train hitting a car in Sandy Lane, Yarnton:
BTP officers were called to the line close to Sandy Lane, Yarnton, on Tuesday, 12 November after a report that a vehicle had been struck by a train at the crossing.
Thames Valley Police officers and medics from South Central Ambulance Service also attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 4.40pm.
On arrival, emergency services discovered one woman inside the car, a black Volkswagen Golf. She has since been taken to The John Radcliffe Hospital for an assessment, although her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
– British Transport Police statement on Yarnton train crash
The train involved, the 2.45pm Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly Cross Country service, remained upright and on the tracks. There are not believed to be any reported injuries to the 100 passengers onboard the train.”
There is an obstruction on the line at Tackley, buses are replacing trains between Banbury and Oxford. #Tackley
A car has been hit by a train in Yarnton, Oxfordshire.
The incident happened at around 16:45 today on Sandy Lane.
The woman inside the vehicle received non-life threatening injuries. The fire service were in attendance as she was trapped in the car.
A British Transport Police spokesman said:
– Spokesman from British Transport Police
BTP officers were to the line close to Sandy Lane, Yarnton, following a report that a vehicle had been hit by a train.
The incident was reported to BTP at 4.40pm.
Officers are currently on their way to the scene to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.”
There is disruption on First Great Western between Reading and Banbury as a vehicle has been hit by a train.
Trains are currently unable to run between Oxford and Banbury so buses are being arranged to replace the trains.
There is no estimate for a normal service.
This is also affecting Cross Country trains too.
The A4260 Oxford Road Northbound partially blocked due to accident involving a lorry and a car. It happened around Farmfield Road, outside Sainsburys.
Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are investigating after a car was destroyed in a fire at the Morrisons supermarket in Banbury on 20th September 2013.