May 31, 2014 5:42 pm
Updated: June 1, 2014 8:45 am

Truck struck by train at railway crossing near Vonda, Saskatchewan

Two people injured after a collision between a truck and a train northeast of Saskatoon.

Saskatoon RCMP / Supplied

SASKATOON – Saskatoon RCMP and Canadian National Railway (CN) police are investigating a crash involving a train on Saturday.

Emergency services were initially called to a collision at 11:45 a.m. near Vonda, Sask.

RCMP say a southbound truck entered a railway crossing in front of the westbound train and was struck.

The 19-year-old truck driver was airlifted to hospital by STARS air ambulance. His injuries are serious but he is listed in stable condition.

A female passenger was also injured and taken to hospital. Police have not released further information about the extent of her injuries.

Vonda is approximately 45 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon.

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