Man injured in train-truck collision near London dies
Investigators look over the scene where seven people were injured when a pick-up truck collided with a Westbound VIA passenger train west of Glencoe, Ont., Friday, July 29, 2011. (Dave Chidley / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
LONDON, Ont. - The driver of a pickup truck injured in a collision with a Via Rail passenger train southwest of London, Ont., a week ago has died.
Provincial police say 22-year-old John Jobson of Southwest Middlesex municipality died of his injuries at a London hospital early Thursday evening.
Jobson was injured in a crash at a rail crossing last Friday morning near Glencoe, about 60 kilometres southwest of London.
A locomotive and four cars were derailed in the collision but remained upright.
Six passengers on the Windsor-bound Via train were treated for non-life threatening injuries.