Police: No reports of injuries to train passengers

Police have issued a statement following the deaths of two people who were killed after a train struck a car at a crossing in Great Coates in Grimsby.

The ambulance service is also on scene and two people believed to be the driver and passenger of the motor vehicle have been declared dead - one at the scene and one on route to hospital.

There are no reports of any injuries to anyone on the train, the 19.26 TransPennine Cleethorpes to Scunthorpe service, travelling at about 60mph at the time of the collision. All passengers have been taken off.

The rail accident investigation branch has been informed.

This is an automated half-barrier crossing.

– British Transport Police spokesperson

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Two killed at level crossing

Two people have been killed after a train struck a car at a crossing in Great Coates in Grimsby, British Transport Police have said.