Teen girl injured in collision between vehicle, train near Weyburn, Sask

Kailynn Bursic-Panchuk was airlifted to hospital after a vehicle and train collided near Weyburn on Aug. 16, 2018. GoFundMe

A teenage girl was injured after a vehicle and train collided Thursday evening near Weyburn, Sask.

Weyburn RCMP said the collision around 6:15 p.m. at the rail yard southeast of the community.

The 16-year-old driver, identified as Kailynn Bursic-Panchuk in a GoFundMe campaign, had to be taken to hospital by STARS.

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According to the GoFundMe posting, Bursic-Panchuk had surgery in Regina to relieve pressure on her brain. She was then transferred to Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon for monitoring and testing.

No one else was in the vehicle.

An RCMP traffic reconstructionist and CP Rail continue to investigate.

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Police said there were no obstructions or traffic delays caused by the collision.

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