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Cambridgeshire level crossing "was working correctly" before crash, says Network Rail

Police at the scene of the crash at Waterbeach Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Network rail says a level crossing where a train hit a car in Cambridgeshire yesterday evening was working properly.

A woman, thought to be the driver of the car, was taken to hospital following the crash at Waterbeach at around 5.40pm on Thursday, March 29. Her injuries are not thought to be serious.

A spokesman for Network Rail confirmed the crossing lights had been flashing, the barriers had been lowering and "there was no fault with the crossing at the time of the incident".

An investigation by British Transport Police into how the car came to be on the crossing is ongoing.

Network Rail workers on the scene at Waterbeach. Credit: ITV News Anglia.