Car hit by train at Birkdale crossing August 26th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Car hit by a train at Birkdale crossing Train services between Southport and Liverpool were cancelled this evening after a train collided with a car at Crescent Road the level crossing, Thursday 26 August. The car was on the tracks at Crescent Road when it was hit by a Merseyrail train travelling from Liverpool to Southport at around 9.30pm this evening. A local resident told our reporter “The collision happened after the motorist turned onto the railway track instead of the road, the driver escaped without injury.” Rail replacement buses are now in operation for affected passengers after a number of services between Southport and Liverpool were cancelled. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!