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AustraliaTrain hits two cars on Melbourne line

02:00  15 july  2019
02:00  15 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Two cars have been hit by a train at a level crossing in Melbourne , sparking major delays in the south-east.

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Police say a car was stopped on Brunt Road, Officer, when it was rear-ended by a second car shortly after 7am on Monday.

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Both vehicles ended up on the railway tracks and the occupants got out to exchange details, when the boom gates came down and a train started to approach.

They were able to move out of the way, but both cars were hit, with one pushed into the boom gates and ending up on the opposite side of the intersection.

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The second car was pushed about 150 metres and became stuck under the train.

Two passengers from the first car were taken to hospital for shock. No one else was injured.

Trains are stopped in the area and motorists are advised to expect delays.

Public Transport Victoria spokeswoman Georgia Main said the train driver was forced to use emergency brakes.

"The train on approach has seen those cars, sounded its horn and applied emergency brakes," she told AAP.

"The train driver's pretty shaken, but okay.

"One car is stuck under train. That's going to take a little bit to clear."

The line is suspended between Berwick and Pakenham, with buses replacing trains.

The Gippsland VLine is also affected.

Commuters are asked to consider local buses.

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