Fatal crash involving Truck and Train reported near Marton, Central

Fatal crash involving Truck and Train reported near Marton, Central

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Emergency services responded to a fatal crash involving a truck and train near Marton on Thursday afternoon.

Police later confirmed during the evening that the person who was travelling in the truck had died.

The crash occurred near Saunders Road at around 3.30pm.

The truck collided with the train and then caught on fire. At the time, power was cut to the surrounding area.

Cordons were put in place at the entrance to Saunders Road. A scene examination occurred.

The Serious Crash Unit was notified of the incident, and an investigation into the circumstances of the crash is underway.

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission was advised.

Image: SUPPLIED/CC Sam Hudson [Wgtn] 

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