July 16, 2019 7:37 am

No injuries after train clips van at rail crossing: London police

London police responded to the rail crossing at Horton and Maitland Streets after a collision involving a minivan Tuesday morning.

London police responded to the rail crossing at Horton and Maitland Streets after a collision involving a minivan Tuesday morning.

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City police say they responded to an overnight crash involving a minivan and a train just south of the downtown core.

Officers say it was around 1:12 a.m. Tuesday when they were notified of the collision at the rail crossing just east of the intersection of Horton Street East and Maitland Street.

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Cst. Tanya Alexander of the London Police Service told 980 CFPL a van stopped too close to the tracks and as a train passed by, it clipped the vehicle’s front end.

No one was injured and damage to the van was minor.

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Alexander said the area was blocked to traffic as officers investigated on scene, but reopened shortly after the incident.

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