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Metra Train Crashes into Car in Lake Barrington; Driver Critically Injured

Metra Train Crashes into Car in Lake Barrington; Driver Critically Injured

A Metra train crashed into a car in Lake Barrington, Illinois, on September 27th. Authorities said the 2009 Cadillac CTS was on the section of train track that is closed for vehicular traffic. The car driver, a 78-year-old Barrington man, was critically injured. He was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

Woman Killed After Train Crashes into Truck in South Fulton, TN

Woman Killed After Train Crashes into Truck in South Fulton, TN

A train crashed into a FedEx delivery truck in South Fulton, Tennessee, on September 26th. Authorities said Dorothy Brooker, 59, of Martin, Tennessee, was driving the truck on Tom Counce Road when a northbound train hit it. Brooker was killed in the accident. No one else was hurt.

Eight Injured After Double-Decker Bus Smashes into Bridge in Edinburgh

Eight Injured After Double-Decker Bus Smashes into Bridge in Edinburgh

A double-decker bus crashed into an overhead walkway in Edinburgh, Scotland, on September 17th. Witnesses said the bus took a wrong turn before colliding with the walkway at Edinburgh’s Western General Hospital. Eight people were injured in the accident and were taken to hospitals.

Woman Killed in Bus Crash in Dravosburg, Pennsylvania

Woman Killed in Bus Crash in Dravosburg, Pennsylvania

A car collided with a Port Authority bus in Dravosburg, Pennsylvania, on September 2nd. Authorities said the accident happened on Pittsburgh-McKeesport Boulevard, after the driver of the passenger vehicle, Jennifer Sprowls, 41, lost control of the wheel. Sprowls was killed in the crash. The bus driver sustained injuries and was taken to a [...]

Train Strikes Pedestrian

Train Strikes Pedestrian

Amtrak train struck a pedestrian, 60-year-old Tina Yvonne Robinson, in Greer at North Line Street and E. Poinsett Street at 6:30 a.m.. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office, the Greer Police Department, Norfolk Southern Railroad and the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office are investigating.