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Train and car collide in Cairns

A man has been taken to hospital after his car collided with a train in Cairns.

Emergency services were called to the incident after 9.40am Wednesday at Collins Avenue, police said.

The car's driver, a man in his 50s, was taken to Cairns Hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries and spinal precautions, a Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman told AAP.