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.


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.