RCMP and emergency response crews are currently at the scene of a train-semi accident just west of Elfros, Sask. on Hwy. 16. The twisted wreckage of the semi is currently being removed from the scene. There are currently no reports of the injuries at this time.
With the Clair derailment now off most people’s minds and away from the national media spotlight, those who live in the immediate area of the accident are left with unanswered questions. Nick Kaweski and his wife Audrey (not shown) live directly across the highway near the epicentre of the Oct. 7 train derailment and subsequent […]
A 26-car pile-up and explosion forced the evacuation of the village of Clair and surrounding area last Tuesday morning, Oct. 7, when a Canadian National (CN) Railway train running from Winnipeg to Saskatoon jumped the tracks just east of the village. Some of the rail cars caught on fire, throwing billowing flames wrapped in dense black smoke […]
A Canadian National Railway train hauling grain, hydrochloric acid, caustic soda, anhydrous, and petroleum distillate had 26 of its cars jump off the line approximately one kilometre east of Clair around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Emergency personnel were soon on the scene and and it has been confirmed that the two crewmen on board were […]