RO-2021-102

Photo from a distance show the stationary freight train and the remains of the truck at the accident site
The train and the remains of the truck at the accident site
Train/Utility vehicle collision at level crossing near Marton
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
A freight train on the North Island Main Trunk collided with a road painting utility vehicle at the Saunders Road level crossing near Marton, at around 3:30pm on 13 May. One fatality was reported and the utility vehicle was destroyed.

[As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings].