Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1946, July 8 - Gatineau train hits road grader at Farrelton, CPR., Maniwaki sub., one injury

From the Ottawa Citizen Tuesday 9 July 1946

Gatineau Train Hits Road Grader
One man was injured and considerable damage was caused when the Ottawa-Maniwaki passenger train collided with a road grader at Kelly's crossing near Farrellton shortly before seven o'clock Monday night.
The injured man was Donat Gauvreau. of Ste. Cecile de Masham, driver of the grader. The train was loaded with passengers, many of them summer cottagers. They escaped with a severe shaking-up.
Although the grader was pushed a considerable distance down the tracks, none of the cars were derailed by the impact but the locomotive was so badly damaged that is had to be replaced. The train was delayed two hours.
Gauvreau was treated at the scene by Dr. H. J. G. Geggie, of Wakefield, and was later removed to the Civic Hospital, where he was kept under observation. He was suffering from bruises and cuts about the head and shock and had several teeth knocked out. His condition is not serious.

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