RCMP respond to serious crash between train and vehicle in Headingley
The crash caused the train to push the vehicle along the tracks and onto a train bridge over the Assiniboine River. (Photo: Lizzy Symons/CTV News Winnipeg)
Published Monday, August 26, 2019 6:01PM CST
Last Updated Monday, August 26, 2019 10:08PM CST
The RCMP responded to a serious crash in Headingley, Man. between a vehicle and a train Monday afternoon.
Police said crews responded to the scene around 4:20 p.m. and said it appeared the train was travelling northbound when it hit a vehicle on Roblin Boulevard, between Alboro Street and Highway 334.
The crash caused the train to push the vehicle along the tracks and onto a train bridge over the Assiniboine River.
As of 6:30 p.m. Monday, Mounties said the WFPS water rescue team was on scene for the safety of rescuers.
Multiple road closures were in place due to the crash. Roblin Boulevard was closed between Alboro Street and Highway 334. Hwy 334 was also closed between Keough Avenue and Roblin Boulevard. The roads reopened late Monday night.
There was no word Monday night on injuries or fatalities.