Police and emergency services were called to a collision in Truganina on Monday, 29 March.
It’s believed a white truck collided with a white Hyundai sedan on Hopkins Road about 11.30am causing the sedan to be pushed onto the train tracks.
The driver of the sedan, a 23-year-old Rockbank woman, was uninjured and able to leave the vehicle. She was transported to hospital by ambulance for observation.
The car remained on the tracks and was clipped by a V-line train a few minutes later. The driver and passengers from the train were uninjured and will complete their journey on a replacement bus.
The driver of the truck, a 42-year-old Maddingley man, was uninjured. He allegedly tested positive to a drug test and is assisting police with their enquiries.
Police are continuing to investigate the exact circumstances of the incident.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or with dash-cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report via www.crimestoppersvic.com.au