|Wednesday, June 9, 1852||The Examiner (Toronto)||Page 4, col. 4|
The Journal and Express reports two serious accidents on the Great Western Railroad. On Saturday last [June 5], a labourer on the Great Western Railroad named Thomas Long, was knocked down by a small portion of the bank at which he was working in a pit, at the Sydenham Road, near Dundas, and although the fall of earth was not great, yet hid head cam with such violence against a large stone, which was near the bottom of the pit, that he was rendered insensible, but shortly rallied when he was assisted home by two of his companions, but gradually sank under the injuries he received, and expired about 10 o'clock on Monday night. He has left a Wife and two small children to lament his loss. On Wednesday forenoon, a man employed on the Railway works, near the Catholic Chapel, Hamilton, was severely injured by being accidentally caught between two cars used on the works. Hopes are entertained of his recovery, but from the serious nature of the injuries he received, he will not be able to return to his work for some time. He has a wife and family.