Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1960, February 28 - Crossing accident near Lachute, CPR, Lachute sub., no injuries

From the Ottawa Citizen 29 February 1960.

Car Struck Bv Train, 2 Escape
A young Ottawa couple escaped injury when their car was damaged, by an Ottawa-bound CPR train near Lachute, Que., about 7.20 p.m. Sunday.
Driver Pierre Limoges, 21, of 20 Pansy Avenue, brought his car to a stop as the dayliner approached, but it skidded onto the tracks. Attempting to push it back, he leaped clear as the train struck the right front end. His wife, Stella, 23, who was in the car, was not hurt. Damage to the car was estimated at more than $500.

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