Sudbury, ONT: Driver flees scene of crossing collision

30 Nov

Ontario Provincial Police are looking for an individual who drove a truck, and trailer through a lowered level crossing barrier and continued across on the level crossing  as a train approached.

At about 11.00am. on November 21st, 2015  21, police responded to a  collision on Highway 144 at the Canadian Pacific level crossing located at Bannerman Lake, north of Cartier.

Investigators have determined that it was the driver of a southbound blue pickup truck pulling a trailer who collided  with and removed the barrier from its mounting before crossing the railway. The driver failed to remain at the scene of the accident, continuing south on Highway 144. The damage to level crossing equipment was an estimated CAD 2,000.


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