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Crash Stops Rail Traffic Monday Night

Tuesday July 9th, 2024, 1:41pm


One person is charged with impaired driving following a single-vehicle crash in Tecumseh.

Police say that around 10:35pm Monday, a vehicle struck the guardrail near a train crossing on Tecumseh Road and Bedell Street.

Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services transported the lone occupant of the vehicle to a hospital in Windsor with non-life-threatening injuries. All rail traffic was halted at the scene to facilitate the investigation and removal of the disabled vehicle.

A 57-year-old of Tecumseh is charged with adult operation while impaired by alcohol or drugs and adult operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration.

The accused was released from custody and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.

The line was reopened to rail traffic just before 3:00am.

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