Deployment notice

TSB Deploys Team to Investigate Rail Accident near Wildwood, Alberta

(Gatineau, Quebec, May 20, 2010) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has deployed a team of two investigators to yesterday's rail accident near Wildwood, Alberta.

On Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at approximately 10:30 p.m. local time, a freight train was involved in an accident.

The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053