Police received a reports that a car had been hit by a freight train at around 10:30pm.
According to an eye-witness the gates of the level-crossing were not closed when the accident happed. This has been confirmed by the initial findings of the accident investigator appointed by the judicial authorities.
The forensic lab and a police surgeon are also working on the investigation. The investigation centres on whether or not the accident was caused by signal failure. By Friday morning the track had been cleared and there was no further disruption to rail services.