Thursday, July 12, 2012

Motorist Killed In Level Crossing Collision

A male driver has been killed after his car was hit by a train on a level crossing, British Transport Police say.

The First Capital Connect passenger train was travelling from Kings Lynn to London's King's Cross station when it crashed into the car on the Pleasants crossing near Downham Market.

British Transport Police (BTP) and fire services responded to the incident, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Norfolk and Cambridgeshire Constabulary officers also attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 1.15pm, along with local fire and ambulance services," BTP said in a statement.

"Police are currently working to establish the full circumstances including how the car came to be on the tracks." Read More