Man injured in truck-train crash near Grenfell, Sask.

A man was taken to hospital with injuries after his truck hit a freight train on Tuesday.

Driver trapped in vehicle for a short time

The driver of this truck was briefly trapped before being taken to hospital. His injuries are not considered life-threatening, the RMCP said. (RCMP)

A man was taken to hospital with injuries after his truck hit a freight train on Tuesday.

It happened around 3 p.m. CST just east of Grenfell, Sask., the RCMP said.

The truck driver was heading north on a grid road, north of the Trans-Canada Highway, when he struck the westbound train.

Grenfell, Sask., is located about 125 kilometres east of Regina. (CBC)

The crash wrecked the truck and left the man trapped for a short time.

He got out and was taken to hospital. His injuries are not considered serious, the RCMP said.
It's believed no one on the train was hurt.

Police haven't said what might have led to the crash. The roads were dry and the skies were clear at the time.

Police continue to investigate.

Grenfell is about 125 kilometres east of Regina.

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