UPDATE: Lorry '˜hit by an empty train' at level crossing

A lorry has been '˜hit by an empty train' at the level crossing at Newhaven Town Railway Station, Sussex Police have said.

Friday, 17th November 2017, 7:34 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 5:54 am

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “It happened at 7.10am.

“A lorry struck a level crossing barrier.

“It was subsequently hit by an empty trian.”

No injuries are reported by the incident is causing significant disruption to traffic.

A Sussex Police road policing unit is assisting British Transport Police and Network Rail in dealing with the situation.

Rail lines were closed initially but are not open.