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Train carrying 122 commuters from Sydney to Dubbo smashes into a car on the tracks at Blayney

Train carrying 122 commuters from Sydney smashes into a car on the tracks  – leaving the vehicle’s driver with leg injuries

  • A train carrying 122 passengers from Sydney to Dubbo has crashed on Sunday
  • A car reportedly failed to stop at crossing at Blayney and collided with the train
  • The driver suffered leg injuries and was taken to Orange health service hospital

A train carrying 122 passengers from Sydney to Dubbo has crashed after colliding with a car on the tracks on Sunday.

The Sydney to Dubbo express passenger train hit the front of a Subaru station wagon just before midday at a crossing 1km west of Blayney, in central west NSW.

The car reportedly failed to stop at the crossing, a NSW police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia.

A train carrying 122 passengers from Sydney to Dubbo has crashed after colliding with a car (pictured) on the tracks on Sunday

The driver of the car (above) suffered lacerations on his leg and was taken to Orange health service hospital

The driver of the car (above) suffered lacerations on his leg and was taken to Orange health service hospital

The car reportedly failed to stop at the crossing, a NSW police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia

The car reportedly failed to stop at the crossing, a NSW police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia

The 69-year-old driver of the car suffered lacerations on his leg and was taken to Orange health service hospital.

A Transport NSW spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that the train returned to its route as usual and would be running about an hour late. 

The exact cause of the crash on Greghamstown Road is unknown but police from Chifley Police District said they will continue with inquiries into the incident. 

None of the 122 passengers on the train were injured. 

A Transport NSW spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that the train returned to its route as usual and would be running about an hour late

A Transport NSW spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that the train returned to its route as usual and would be running about an hour late

The exact cause of the crash on Greghamstown Road is unknown but police said an investigation has commenced

The exact cause of the crash on Greghamstown Road is unknown but police said an investigation has commenced

 

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