Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1957, March 28 - Crossing accident Carleton Place. No injuries

Ottawa Citizen  29 March 1957

Ottawan Jumps Just Before Train Hits Car
CARLETON PLACE (Special) Charles E. Cole, 47, of 2203 Elder Street, Ottawa, narrowly escaped serious injury Thursday afternoon when his 1954 car was struck by CPR passenger train No. 553 at a level crossing here.
Approaching the crossing after rounding a curve at the Bates and Innes Woolen Mill, his car was on the track before he noticed the train, leaving him only time to jump. The car rolled over several times and was practically demolished.

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