Woman whose car was hit by train on level crossing at Waterbeach arrested on suspicion of causing an unlawful act with intent to endanger safety
PUBLISHED: 18:13 05 April 2018 | UPDATED: 17:39 06 April 2018
A 44-year-old woman who received minor injuries after a car was hit by a train on a level crossing has been arrested on suspicion of causing an unlawful act with intent to endanger safety.
The woman has also been arrested on suspicion of failure to provide a specimen.
The arrest follows the crash which happened just after 5.30pm on Thursday March 29 near Waterbeach station.
The woman has been released on bail until April 26.
The collision caused disruption on services between Cambridge and Ely.
Magpas Air Ambulance was called to the scene but later reported the car driver had not suffered “any life threatening injuries”.
A Magpas spokesman said: “Our enhanced medical team worked alongside an East of England Ambulance Service paramedic crew to assess a patient who fortunately hadn’t suffered any life-threatening injuries.
“The patient was then taken in a land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a stable condition.”
Train operator Greater Anglia said the vehicle was struck at Waterbeach on the edge of the Fens at 5.45pm.
A Greater Anglia spokesman said the train involved belonged to Great Northern. The train driver was unhurt.
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