Car and train crash near Dunsandel

05:31, Sep 17 2012
Dunsandel train v car
LEVEL CROSSING: Emergency services raced to the scene after a train collided with a car.
A woman has been freed from a car after it collided with a train in Mid Canterbury.
A woman has been freed from a car after it collided with a train in Mid Canterbury.
Dunsandel train
HALTED: The train remains on the tracks some distance from the crash.
Dunsandel car wreck
SAVED: Emergency workers speedily extricated the driver from a car which collided with a train at Frasers Rd.
Dunsandel crash - rescue of trapped driver
RESCUE EFFORTS: Fire fighters and paramedics worked together to free the trapped driver.

A woman has been freed from a car after it collided with a train in Mid-Canterbury.

The woman escaped with moderate injuries from the crash shortly after 2pm in Frasers Rd, between Irvines Rd and Main South Rd, south of Dunsandel.

The Westpac rescue helicopter flew the woman to Christchurch Hospital for treatment. Details of her injuries have not been released.

Dunsandel train v car
LEVEL CROSSING: Emergency services raced to the scene after a train collided with a car.

A police spokesman said the car appeared to have hit the train while driving through the intersection at Frasers Rd.

He did not know how many people were in the car.

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