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Barns Green: Two dead after car hit by train on crossing

Barns Green: Two dead after car hit by train on crossing

Emergency services were called to the scene just before 09:00 GMT
Two people have died after a car was struck by a train at a level crossing in West Sussex.Emergency services were called to Barns Green level crossing, in Horsham, at 08:47 GMT. The two who died were the driver and passenger in the car. No-one on the train was hurt.Southern said rail services would be affected for the rest of the day, with buses replacing trains between Horsham and Pulborough.Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) attended alongside Sussex Police and paramedics.
BTP said the two people were pronounced dead at the scene and officers are "working to identify them and inform their family".The force added: "At present, officers are currently examining the scene to establish the circumstances which led to the car being struck."The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has been informed.
Horsham
Barns Green
Pulborough
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