Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1957, November 9 - Crossing Accident at Renfrew, CPR Chalk River sub, one injury.

Ottawa Citizen  11 November 1957

Airman Hurt In Car-Train Collision
RENFREW (Special) - 17-year-old airman is in Victoria Hospital here suffering from injuries received when his car was struck by a train Saturday afternoon. His condition is critical.
Ronald Wallace, stationed at St. Johns, Que., suffered multiple scalp injuries and bruises. He was treated by Dr. William Burwell.
Wallace's car was struck at the Raglan Street level crossing by as east-bound CPR dayliner. The driver was proceeding north on Raglan Street at the timet and was returning from a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wallace at Burnstow.
The car was demolished.
Conductor of tha daytiner was L McFadden of Smiths Falls and the engineer was L V. Greenlaw of Ottawa.
The accident was investigated by Sgt. T. A. Wark and Const. Joseph Paquette of the Renfrew Police Department

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