Derailment near Blind River – UPDATE 8:26 p.m.


Sunday night about 7 p.m. a derailment of 13 rail cars near Blind River occured. The rail cars were not carrying any hazardous goods. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will not be investigating.

EARLIER (Jan 2, 2017 @ 12:38) – Just a short while ago there was a derailment outside of Blind River. Photos taken by Sheri Shoust on her way down south on Highway 17. The cars were carrying steel coil. More details posted when known.


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