Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys an investigator to the site of a rail accident near Tilley, Alberta

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the site of a rail accident near Tilley, Alberta. At approximately 15:25 MST, on Saturday 19 January, a CP freight train struck a tanker truck carrying crude oil. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.

The TSB is an independent agency that advances transportation safety by investigating occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation. 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.

SOURCE: Transportation Safety Board of Canada

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