Pickup driver hurt in collision with railway snowplow

In this Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 photo provided by the North Grenville Fire Service, this railway plow was involved in a collision with a pickup truck at a level crossing, southwest of Kemptville, Ont. (North Grenville Fire Service via Newswatch Group)

KEMPTVILLE – A man had to be cut out of his mangled pickup truck after a collision with a railway snowplow.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. this morning (Feb. 18) at the railway crossing on Dennison Road, south of County Road 18.

Leeds-Grenville paramedics and North Grenville firefighters worked to free the driver, who was taken to hospital in stable condition.

In this Thursday Feb. 18, 2016 photo provided by the North Grenville Fire Service, firefighters work to free a driver from his pickup truck after a collision with a railway plow on Dennison Road near Kemptville, Ont. (North Grenville Fire Service via Newswatch Group)

In this Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 photo provided by the North Grenville Fire Service, firefighters work to free a driver from his pickup truck after a collision with a railway plow on Dennison Road near Kemptville, Ont. (North Grenville Fire Service via Newswatch Group)

Grenville County O.P.P. and Canadian Pacific Railway police are investigating.

A section of Dennison Road between County Road 18 and Bedell Road was closed for the investigation.

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