Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1970, December 22 - Crossing collision Hammond, CPR., Montreal and Ottawa sub., no injuries

Ottawa Journal 23 December 1970

Train Hits Car, Two Suffer Cuts
ROCKLAND (Special) caped serious injury Tuesday cap serious injury Tuesday a car-train collision near Hammond, 25 miles east of Ottawa.
Peter Ayotte, 23, . of Merivale Road, and a passenger in his car at the Brenda McKelvey, also 23, RR 2 Hammond, both escaped with only minor cuts bruises when their car struck and dragged more 40 feet down the tracks by CPR passenger train.
Police said , Ayotte's car spun out of control at a crossing on Concession 10 near Hammond and skidded backwards into the path an eastbound Vancouver Montreal train.
The car, completely demolished in the accident, landed in a ditch on the north of the tracks.
Both occupants of the car suffered cuts to the face.

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