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Peak-hour commuter chaos in Melbourne

Peak-hour commuter chaos in Melbourne as train services are suspended after a car smashes into a train

  • Commuters in Melbourne are being warned to expect extensive delays
  • Train services have been suspended on the Frankston line after a car accident 
  • A woman in her 70s had a ‘medical episode’ and drove her car onto the tracks 

Commuters in Melbourne are being warned to expect extensive peak-hour delays after a car smashed into a train at a crossing. 

Train services have been suspended on the Frankston line with buses replacing trains between Cheltenham and Mordialloc. 

A spokeswoman for Victoria Police said a woman in her 70s had a ‘medical episode’ and drove her car onto the tracks between Mentone and Parkdale train stations just before 3pm on Wednesday.

An oncoming train hit the red hatchback as the car travelled through the train crossing.

The driver was not injured, and was treated at the scene for shock before she was escorted home. 

Train commuters remain stuck in the carriages but is it unknown if anyone inside has been injured.  

More to come. 

Commuters in Melbourne are being warned to expect extensive delays after a car smashed into a train at a crossing

A woman in her 70s had a 'medical episode' and drove her car onto the tracks between Mentone and Parkdale train stations just before 3pm on Wednesday

A woman in her 70s had a ‘medical episode’ and drove her car onto the tracks between Mentone and Parkdale train stations just before 3pm on Wednesday



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