Train Collision With Vehicle in Chatham Sends Two to Hospital

train crash strikes vehicle injures twoA train collided with a vehicle in Chatham on Saturday, sending two people to hospital.

According to Windsor News, Chatham-Kent Police Service received multiple 9-1-1 calls about the incident, beginning around 3:43 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The train versus vehicle crash happened on Colbourne Street, between Princess Street North and Prince Street North in Chatham. Chatham-Kent Police, paramedics and fire department responded to the scene.

Chatham-Kent This Week reported that both the driver and passenger of the vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Chatham-Kent Health Alliance for treatment.

After being notified of the collision, police immediately blocked several railway crossings in Chatham. These areas remained blocked for several hours after the incident occurred. However, all previously closed rail crossings are again open to the public.

Chatham-Kent police are heading the investigation.

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