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Last Updated: Monday, 24 May, 2004, 15:43 GMT 16:43 UK
Driver injured at level crossing
Damaged car
Emergency crews removed the car's roof
A woman has been airlifted to hospital after a train hit a car on a railway level crossing in Lincolnshire.

Police say the victim's injuries are serious but not life-threatening after the accident on the A153 at Wilsford, between Sleaford and Grantham.

It is thought her car was pushed from behind by another car into the path of the passenger train.

British Transport Police are launching an investigation into the accident which happened on Monday.

Firefighters had to completely remove the car's roof to free injured woman, who was taken away by a helicopter ambulance.

Police said a pasenger on the train suffered whiplash, but the train was not damaged and was able to continue its journey.




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