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Train derails after colliding with truck, three injured

A freight train has derailed after crashing into a truck's trailer in the NSW Riverina region, injuring three people.

The truck was crossing tracks in Old Junee, north of Wagga Wagga, about 8.45am on Wednesday.

The driver of the truck and two train drivers were taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital with minor injuries.

NSW Ambulance Inspector Lindel Carey said the outcome could have been much worse.

"We arrived to find that a freight train had collided with the truck's trailer at a level crossing, causing the train to derail," Ms Carey said.

"It's always concerning when we're called to incidents involving heavy vehicles.

"Thankfully, the train was carrying cargo and no one was seriously injured in this instance."