February 23, 2016 6:01 pm
Updated: February 24, 2016 12:22 pm

Saskatoon police investigate crash between train, semi on Highway 7

Saskatoon police were asking drivers to avoid the area where a crash between a train and a semi took place Tuesday.

Dayne Winter / Global News

SASKATOON – No injuries were reported after a crash Tuesday between a train and a semi tractor-trailer on a busy highway in Saskatoon. The collision happened just after 3 p.m. CT on Highway 7 near 11th Street West.

Officials with the Saskatoon Fire Department say the westbound train hit the two trailers the semi was pulling.

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No hazardous materials were released, according to officials.

Highway 7 was closed between 22nd Street West and 11st Street West for several hours while police investigated and crews cleared the scene.

Canadian Pacific Police Service has taken over the investigation.

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