Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1956, October 7- Crossing accident Chesterville, CPR Winchester sub., no injury

From the Ottawa Citizen Tuesday 9 October 1956

Three Have Narrow Escape When Train Hits Car
Morrisburg - Three persons escaped injury when their automobile was demolished by a CPR passenger train Sunday evening two miles west of Chesterville.
Occupants of the car were Denis Dufresneof Lancasterm the driver, and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Boudreau of Cornwall.
They had been travelling east on highway 43 toward Cornwall wnen the automobile stalled on the CPR tracks west of Chesterville.
The party attempted to push the car off the tracks when they heard the train approaching.
They ran to safety and saw the train crush the car into fragments. It was the CPR passenger train running fro Smiths Falls to Montreal.
The train was delayed about anone hour while the track was cleared. Damage to the locomotive was slight.
Comstable E.J. MacDouga;. Morrisburg detatchment of the Ontario Provincial Police investigated.

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