UPDATE: Southbrook residents are calling for upgrades to a level crossing after an elderly woman driving a car collided with a train about 11.20am.

The woman's Volvo sedan collided with the rear of the lead train engine and was torn by the first carriage in the collision on Oshea Ave and Southbrook Felton Rd.

No injuries were reported in the incident but nearby residents called for safety upgrades.

"They've got to improve the crossing because people think it's a defunct train line and (drive) straight across it," witness Michelle Davis said.

"There's no lights or barricades or anything to notify you the train is coming."

12.50PM: The driver of a car that collided with a train at Southbrook has escaped serious injuries.

The Queensland Ambulance Service reported the driver of the car was assessed at the scene of the collision but declined transport to hospital.

The train driver was also not injured in the incident reported about 11.20am.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services responded to the collision on Oshea Avenue and Southbrook Felton Rd.

The train, loaded with gravel, was reported to be off the roadway.

EARLIER: A car and train have collided on a level crossing southwest of Toowoomba.

Emergency services are en route to the incident on Umbiram Rd at Southbrook where initial reports suggest a train and car collided about 11.20am.

Queensland Ambulance and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are responding.

More to come.



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