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Woman detained for endangering train at Yarnton level crossing

The crossing on Sandy Lane in Yarnton Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened at the crossing on Sandy Lane in Yarnton on 12 November

A woman who admitted endangering a train which hit the car she was driving at a level crossing has been ordered to be detained at a hospital.

Heather Bister, from Austin Drive, Banbury, appeared at Oxford Crown Court earlier in connection with the crash in Yarnton, Oxfordshire on 12 November.

The 43-year-old had pleaded guilty to endangering railway passengers by an unlawful act at the crossing.

The judge at Oxford Crown Court ordered her indefinite detention in hospital.

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