Freight train crashes into car on track

Emergency services have responded to a collision between a freight train and a vehicle about 60km north of Adelaide.

The collision happened after 3pm on Thursday in Mallala at Old Dublin Road level crossing which has a stop sign but no boom gates.

The main Mallala to Two Wells Road remains closed to all traffic as major crash investigators attend the scene.

A freight train collided with a vehicle on Thursday afternoon in Mallala, Adelaide. Source: Nine News
Major crash investigators are at the scene of the collision. Source: Nine News

The Australian Rail Track Corporation said it was a Pacific National freight train heading from Perth to Melbourne.

It’s not clear is anyone was in the car at the time of the accident.

The crash comes just a week after a train derailed in Melbourne leaving two people dead.

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