14 Jan 2017

Driver unscathed after collision with train

11:02 am on 14 January 2017

A man has walked away uninjured after a train and car collided in the Waikato.

Emergency services were called to a railway crossing at Burwood Road in Matamata at 7.30am.

Police said the car the male driver was in was hit by a logging freight train.

Burwood Rd, Firth St and State Highway 27 were closed following the crash but have since re-opened.