News release

Associated links (R17Q0088)

Investigation report: Crossing collision near Hervey-Jonction, Quebec, October 2017

Dorval, Quebec, 26 March 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (R17Q0088) into the 25 October 2017 crossing collision involving a VIA Rail Canada Inc. passenger train and a tractor-trailer near Hervey-Jonction, Quebec. The truck driver sustained minor injuries, but none of the eight passengers on board the train were injured.

The TSB is releasing this limited-scope investigation report to raise awareness about crossing-related hazards and to encourage the implementation of corrective measures as required.

The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053

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