PENNFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A driver and his passenger received minor injuries when they were hit by a train near Battle Creek Friday.

It happened around 9:45 a.m. on Pine Lake Road near Pennfield Road in Pennfield Township. A westbound Amtrak train was coming down the tracks, the crossing indicators were down and there were flashing red lights, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office said.

A 20-year-old driver from Comstock Park ignored the indicators and his car was hit by the train, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies say the driver and his passenger, a 22-year-old woman from Grand Rapids, both received minor injuries. They refused to be taken to the hospital.

No one else was hurt.

According to Calhoun 911 Traffic, train traffic was halted while crews investigated. Pine Lake Road was closed in the area. It has since reopened.

Deputies are investigating. Anyone with information should call 269.781.0880 or Silent Observer at 269.781.9700.

— News 8’s Corinne Moore contributed to this report.