Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1955, November 25 - Crossing Accident, Pembroke, CPR Chalk River sub., no injuries

Ottawa Citizen 26 November 1955

Truck Plows Into Train, Driver Unhurt
PEMBROKE (Staff) A Pembroke man escaped injury about noon yesterday when the truck he was driving plowed into the side of a CPR passenger train on a Petawawa Township road, eight miles west of here.
Andrew Tytler. 273 Dickson Street, told police he was travelling north and slid into the side of the train when he was unable to stop on the icy road. The train Local No. 555. was westbound towards Petawawa at the time of the accident.
The front end of the delivery truck was heavily wrecked. Police estimate damage at $800. Damage caused to the train was about $100.
The accident was investigated by Constable I. M Milner of the Pembroke detachment of the O P P.

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