Sasaram (Bihar), Jan 17 (PTI) A passenger train rammed against an SUV at an unmanned railway crossing in Rohtas district early this morning, leaving three occupants of the vehicle critically injured, police said.Also Read - Bihar Tourism Minister's Son Beaten Up For Allegedly 'Opening Fire at Children'

The mishap caused disruption of rail traffic, the police said. Also Read - Bihar Extend Covid Restrictions Till This Date | Check Important Guidelines Here

The incident took place in Nokha police station area of the district in the early hours when dense fog had engulfed the area, SHO Shashi Bhushan Prasad said. Also Read - CSBC Bihar Police Sepoy (Home Guard) PET Admit Card 2021 Out on csbc.bih.nic.in | Details Inside

The Bolero car was mangled under impact of the collision though the train was moving at a very slow speed, Prasad said.

Locals rushed to the spot upon hearing the scrunch and took out the three occupants – identified as driver Mohammed Wasim and passenger Deepak Kumar and Poonam Devi.

All the injured persons were initially rushed to a nearby PHC where they were administered first aid before being referred to a hospital in the district headquarters at Sasaram.

The badly damaged Bolero car was removed from the railway tracks and movement of trains on the Ara-Sasaram section was resumed after about a couple of hours, the SHO added.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.