Teenager seriously hurt after horror crash with train

The crumpled remains of the car
The 4x4 Mitsubishi Shogun was completely mangled in yesterday's crash. Credit: Solway Press Services

A teenage driver has been airlifted to hospital with very serious injuries following a horrendous collision with a train near Stranraer in south west Scotland.

The 18-year-old's 4x4 Mitsubishi Shogun was left a crumpled wreck on the track following yesterday's crash at a level crossing. ITV News Border has the full story.

The collision came as Network Rail confirmed it is investing £130m to improve level crossing safety as the operator launched a new campaign warning drivers of the dangers at rail barriers.

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Warning over level crossing risks

An advert showing the dangers of not paying attention at level crossings is being launched today. Network Rail has a £130m investment programme to improve level crossing safety.