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A man in critical condition after train collision

The collision occurred at the Lawson Road crossing in the rural community of Quick

A man has been flown to Vancouver for emergency treatment after a CN train struck a road grader east of Smithers.

It happened as the container train was heading west at the Lawson Road crossing at about 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

The grader operator was badly hurt and had to be extricated by rescue personnel from Smithers and Telkwa.

He was taken to Bulkley Valley District Hospital in critical condition, and then immediately airlifted to Vancouver.

Read more on The Interior News.

 

Source: The Interior News

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