A train carrying passengers has derailed after crashing with a truck in Victoria. The truck driver is being treated at the scene.
Police are investigating after a truck and a passenger train crashed in north central Victoria on Wednesday morning.
Emergency services were called to the collision on the Midland Highway in Goornong, near the Bendigo-Murchison Rd just after 8am.
It is believed the crash caused the train to derail.
The truck driver, a man believed to be in his 50s, is being treated by paramedics at the scene.
There are no reports of any passenger injuries.
Inspector Brett Sampson said it was an “absolute relief” that no one was left with major injuries.
He said the crash was a reminder for drivers to stay vigilant.
“You need to be focused and disciplined when you‘re driving and ensure that you are looking both ways when crossing an intersection,” he said.
V/Line said the Bendigo line services were not affected by the incident and running as scheduled.
The exact circumstances of the collision are unknown and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.