Train and truck collide near Lake Charm

Buses will replace trains between Bendigo and Swan Hill until tomorrow following a truck and train crash this afternoon.
Buses will replace trains between Bendigo and Swan Hill until tomorrow following a truck and train crash this afternoon.

V/LINE passengers involved in a crash at Lake Charm are “well on their way” to Melbourne, according to a V/Line spokesman.

The spokesman said the 40 passengers had been taken from the train, which hit the rear trailer of a truck, at about 2.20pm.

A spokesperson from Ambulance Victoria said nobody had been taken to hospital.

The passengers are travelling by bus to Melbourne after being stuck on the train for about 50 minutes.

Buses are expected to replace train services between Bendigo and Swan Hill until midday tomorrow, the spokesman said.

Any passengers wanting to discuss the incident with V/Line staff can call 1800 800 007.