Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys a team to investigate a rail accident near Joliette, Quebec

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of a rail accident near Joliette, Quebec. At approximately 9:50 this morning, a VIA Rail train struck a vehicle at a crossing. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.

The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation 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.

SOURCE: Transportation Safety Board of Canada

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