Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1944, November 30 - Passenger Train Wrecks Truck at Smiths Falls, no injuries

From the Ottawa Journal 1 December 1944

Train Wrecks Truck at Smiths Falls
The heavy snowstorm yesterday was blamed for several accidents, the major, one coming when Arol McMullen, Newbliss, and L. Edwards, Smiths Falls, narrowly escaped death or injury when the former's truck was struck by a Smiths Falls-bound passenger train coming from Brockville at the Chalmers street crossing.
The truck was virtually demolished, but both McMullen; and Edwards escaped unscathed. Police said the truck skidded on to the tracks as McMullen applied the brakes. The train was in charge of Engineer M. O'Connell, and Conductor R. Macklin, of Ottawa.

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