Train Vs Pickup Truck Collision - One Sent To Hospital
Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu May 2 01:50:47 MST 2019
The pickup was traveling south on Road 160 and the slow moving train was traveling east.
The male driver of the pickup sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital as a precaution.
Hans HAMMERLI, 65-years-old, of Municipality of West Perth was issued a Provincial Offence notice and charged with disobey a railway crossing signal, proceed unsafely.
The OPP are reminding motorists to obey all railway signs and warning devices, such as lights, bells and gates. Before proceeding through a crossing, look both ways and listen for approaching trains. If a train is coming, or railway warning signals are activated, stop behind any gates or stop lines-or no closer than 5 metres away from the nearest rail-and wait for the train to pass.