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A truck driver has suffered chest injuries when his vehicle collided with the Ghan passenger train near Two Wells, just north of Adelaide.
Witnesses say the truck, carrying a septic tank, had been crossing the rail track into a private property when it was struck by the Adelaide-bound passenger train.
Paramedics say truck driver who is in his 50s is in a stable condition.
They have checked more than 100 train passengers and treated two for minor injuries.
There is some damage to the front of the Ghan locomotive.
Matthew Stewartt was 'train-spotting' nearby when the collision happened just after 11:30 ACST.
"There was no actual real screeching brakes," he said.
"The train was pulled to a stop very, very slowly and smoothly which is a credit to the driver.
But [there was] just an explosion, the ground shook with just the tank and it was flung 50-60 metres into the air and water went everywhere."
The Ghan passengers have completed their journey into Adelaide on buses.
The train has been sent on to Adelaide to be repaired.
Accident investigators will interview the two train drivers tomorrow and are waiting for a chance to interview the truck driver.
15:00 6th Aug, 2007
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