Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1939, June 28 - Crossing collision, Vankleek Hill, CPR., Montreal and Ottawa sub., one injury

Ottawa Citizen  29 June 1939

0ne Hurt As Car Wrecked By Train
VANLEEK [sic] HILL. June 28. Five persons had narrow escapes from serious injury when an auto crashed into the side of the crack C.P.R. Vancouver express here tonight. Despite the fact that the car was almost completely demolished, only one of the passengers was injured.
In the car, driven by J. McKeith of Lachute. were Miss Margaret Racine of Brownsburg. who suffered a scratch to her knee and slight bruises. Miss Flora Vachon and Miss Blanche Racine of Brownsburg and Gerald Larose of Lachute.
Dr. A. Macdonald of Lachute provided first aid.
C.P.R. officials stated "an automobile ran into the side of train No. 7 at a crossing just east of Vankleek Hill station. The car was driven by J. McKeith of Lachute, Que., and Miss Margaret Racine auffered slightly from shock."

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