Car and train collide at Rail Crossing in Taupaki Road
Car and train collide at Rail Crossing in Taupaki
Monday, 30 September 2013 -
At 10.03am this morning Police were
called to a report of a car colliding with a freight train
at a railway crossing on Taupaki Road, near Waitakere
The crash happened on a rail crossing controlled
by lights and bells.
The female driver of the car and two
children who were passengers in the vehicle were all
injured. The driver and one of the children were seriously
injured , another child received moderate injuries. All
three were taken to Auckland Hospital.
Kiwirail and a
witness have confirmed that at the time of the crash, the
lights and bells at the crossing were working.
Waitemata Serious Crash Unit is investigating the crash, in
conjunction with Kiwi
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