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A man has been flown to hospital after his car collided with a freight train in Victoria's west.
Paramedics were called to the crash at the Fuller Road level crossing in Inverleigh, near Geelong, just after 2pm today.
An air ambulance has been dispatched after a train collided with a car. (Nine)9News understands the crash caused the Toyota Camry to be dragged a short way, before being flipped on its roof.
Police told 9News the 55-year-old man from Little River was lucky to be alive.
The man was treated at the scene for serious upper and lower body injuries before being flown to The Alfred hospital by an air ambulance.
The train, which was carrying grain and hay, was able to remain on the tracks during the crash.
The 55-year-old man from Little River is lucky to be alive. (Nine)
The man was flown to The Alfred hospital by an air ambulance. (Nine)A Victoria Police spokesperson confirmed police were investigating the cause of the collision.
"Police are investigating whether the man failed to stop at the stop sign positioned at the crossing," Sergeant Julie-Anne Newman said.
No one else was injured.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
This article first appeared on www.9news.com.au
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