Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1980, January 26 - Crossing collision, Plantagenet, CPR., Montreal and Ottawa sub., minor injury

Ottawa Journal  28 January 1980

Car, train collide
A Plantagenet man escaped serious injury after his car was demolished in a collision with a VIA Rail passenger train Saturday afternoon. Andre Laframboise, 18, was driving his car southbound on County Road 9 when it collided with the westbound train at 12:15 p.m. at a crossing just south of Plantagenet. He was taken to the Ottawa General Hospital with minor head injuries and is listed in good condition. La-framboise was the sole occupant of the car. A spokesman for the Rockland OPP said the train sustained about $5,000 damage in the accident

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