Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1961, December 17 - A level crossing collision at Finch, CPR Winchester sub., one injury

From the Ottawa Citizen 18 December 1961

Car Hits Train
A 21-year-old woman from Crysler, Ont., is a patient in Winchester hospital with severe head injuries when the car she was driving smashed into a Montreal-to-Toronto train at Finch early Sunday morning.
Injured was Liette Bourgeois, who, police said, accidently drove her car into the passenger train at the level crossing in Finch.
Police said Miss Bourgeois, who was alone in the car at the time, was travelling north through Finch and, after stopping her vehicle to let an east-bound train pass through, drove her car into the CPR westbound passenger train on the other track.
Dr. J. G. MacLeod, of Finch, was called to the scene and arranged to have the injured woman taken to Winchester hospital. The car was demolished from the impact.

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