Vic train clips crashed car left on tracks

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A regional Victorian commuter train has clipped a car left on tracks after a crash west of Melbourne.

A truck, driven by an allegedly drug-affected man, crashed into the white Hyundai sedan at Hopkins Road, Truganina on Monday morning.

It pushed the car onto the tracks, although the uninjured driver was able to exit her vehicle a few minutes before it was clipped by a V/Line train.

The car has been extensively damaged, with its front panel ripped off and windshield smashed.

The car driver, a 23-year-old Rockbank woman, was taken to hospital for observation, while the uninjured truck driver, a 42-year-old Maddingley man, later returned a positive drug test.

Police said the train driver and passengers on board were uninjured.

Train services between Southern Cross and Wendouree stations have been suspended and the road remains closed in both directions as level crossing signalling equipment is repaired.