Lambton OPP looking for help in investigating train/van collision

Lambton OPP Headquarters (BlackburnNews.com file photo)

Lambton OPP continue to investigate a van/train collision that occurred in St. Clair Township on October 9.

Officers responded to a report of a crash at the railway tracks on LaSalle Line at about 8:26 p.m.

They came upon an unoccupied, un-plated damaged van.

The train had stopped and one of the cars was damaged.

Initial investigation revealed the van was travelling eastbound on LaSalle Line as the train was crossing the railroad crossway and collided with the train in motion.

The West Region Canine Unit and the Emergency Response Team attended the scene in an attempt to locate the driver of the van.

A Scenes of Crime Officer attended to assist with the investigation.

If anyone has knowledge of the incident they’re asked to call Lambton County OPP at 519-882-1011 or 1-888-310-1122.