Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1976, July 8 - Crossing collision, Renfrew, CPR., Chalk River sub., one injury

Ottawa Citizen 9 July 1976

Loser in car-train bout
RENFREW A 75-year-old man escaped with cuts and bruises Thursday after his car was struck by a train at an intersection in the town. James D. Ferguson of Renfrew was driving across the tracks at Munroe Street when the train hit his car on the the passenger side and pushed it about 190 feet along the tracks. The car was extensively damaged the train - the westbound CP Rail Canadian - was on its way in 30 minutes. Mr. Ferguson was taken to Victoria Hospital where he remained overnight

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