Woman in critical condition after her car struck at train crossing

    A female motorist is in critical condition in hospital Monday morning after her SUV was struck by a freight train at a level crossing in the municipality of Saint-Télesphore.

    The incident occurred about 3 a.m. on Highway 325. Provincial police think that the motorist’s speed was a factor in the accident, but are trying to determine whether she was unable to brake in time to avoid the train, or attempted to beat the train at the crossing.

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