WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A woman was seriously injured following a car and train collision in southeast Wichita. The crash between the car and train happened just before 12:30 p.m. Friday at 47th Street South and Kansas Highway 15.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office and EMS responded.

“We had a vehicle that was going eastbound on 47th Street approaching K-15 and struck the guardrail on the west side of the tracks and then went through the railroad tracks, and the train struck it,” said Sgt. Reinhard Hay, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities tell KSN News the road could be blocked for up to five hours while the railroad makes sure things are safe again for trains to travel through the area.