Woman taken to hospital after train hits her car

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.

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.”

– British Transport Police statement on Yarnton train crash

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