Train carrying 90 passengers cleans up a truck at a rural crossing leaving it a mangled mess by the side of the tracks – but miraculously no one is hurt

Train carrying 90 passengers cleans up a truck at a rural crossing leaving it a mangled mess by the side of the tracks – but miraculously no one is hurt

  • A train in rural New South Wales with 90 passenger has collided with a truck
  • The semi-trailer was dragged about 50m along the tracks, to the west of Griffith
  • Police say they are stunned there were no reports of injuries in the crash

By Levi Parsons For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 08:12, 27 April 2021 | Updated: 08:12, 27 April 2021

Police are stunned no one was injured when a train carrying 90 passengers slammed into a semi-trailer at a rural railway crossing.

Emergency services rushed to Lakes Road at Tharbogang, on the western outskirts of Griffith in rural NSW at about 9.30am on Tuesday, where they found the truck splayed out over the tracks on its side.

The locomotive had smashed into the heavy vehicle dragging it about 50m before coming to a halt.

Police are stunned no one was injured when a train carrying 90 passengers slammed into a semi-trailer at a rural railway crossing

Train carrying 90 passengers cleans up a truck at a rural crossing leaving it a mangled mess by the side of the tracks – but miraculously no one is hurt

Emergency services were called to Lakes Road at Tharbogang, on the western outskirts of Griffith in rural New South Wales at about 09:30am on Tuesday, where they found the truck splayed out over the tracks on its side

Train carrying 90 passengers cleans up a truck at a rural crossing leaving it a mangled mess by the side of the tracks – but miraculously no one is hurt

The locomotive had smashed into the heavy vehicle dragging it about 50m before coming to a halt

‘There were no reports of injuries,’ New South Wales Police said.

‘Both drivers underwent mandatory testing and provided a negative breath result.’

Inquiries are now underway to determine the cause of the crash and if either of the drivers will be charged over the incident.