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Train Crashes into Car in New Jersey; One Killed

Train Crashes into Car in New Jersey; One Killed

A train crashed into a car at Columbia Avenue railroad crossing in Dumont, New Jersey, on November 18th. Authorities said the car driver, a 54-year-old man, ignored the gates and stopped on the tracks. He was killed in the crash. The accident remains under investigation.

Traffic Management Plan, Sleep Apnea, Fatigue Cause Deadly 2016 California Motorcoach Crash

Traffic Management Plan, Sleep Apnea, Fatigue Cause Deadly 2016 California Motorcoach Crash

WASHINGTON (Oct. 31, 2017) — The National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday the probable cause of a fatal 2016 collision between a motorcoach and tractor-trailer truck near Palm Springs, California, was the California Department of Transportation’s inadequate transportation management plan for stopping highway traffic near utility [...]

Motorcyclist Killed After Collision with Truck in Middleborough, MA

Motorcyclist Killed After Collision with Truck in Middleborough, MA

A truck collided with a motorcycle on Route 18 in Middleborough, Massachusetts, on October 21st. The accident happened when the 2017 Isuzu delivery truck was pulling out of a driveway at 190 Bradford St. The motorcyclist, identified as Michael G. Garner, 24, of Middleboro, was killed in the crash. The accident is under investigation.

One Killed, One Injured After Train Crashed into Truck in Nebraska

One Killed, One Injured After Train Crashed into Truck in Nebraska

A train crashed into a grain truck just west of Mitchell, Nebraska, on October 20th. The train was eastbound when it collided with the truck at a county road crossing. There were two people aboard the truck at the time. One of them was killed in the crash. The other person suffered serious injuries and was flown to a hospital.

Van Driver Killed After Collision with MTA Bus in Staten Island

Van Driver Killed After Collision with MTA Bus in Staten Island

A van collided with a Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) bus in Staten Island, New York, on October 6th. Authorities said the accident happened on Arthur Kill Road at Johnson Street, after van driver Marcus Brown, 33, lost consciousness. Brown was taken to Staten Island University Hospital, where he was later declared dead. The [...]

Car Crashes into School Bus in Mississippi; 1 Killed, 2 Injured

Car Crashes into School Bus in Mississippi; 1 Killed, 2 Injured

A car crashed into a school bus in Ashland, Mississippi, on October 3rd. Authorities said the car ran up under bus outside Ashland Elementary School. There were three juveniles in the car; one of them was killed in the crash while the other two were taken to hospitals. The deceased was identified as Kaleb McKinnie, 14.

School Bus Collides with Pickup Truck in Missouri; Teacher Killed, 4 Students Injured

School Bus Collides with Pickup Truck in Missouri; Teacher Killed, 4 Students Injured

A school bus collided head-on with a pick-up truck in Boone County, Missouri, on September 28th. The accident happened after the Dodge Ram pickup truck crossed the center lane. The school bus was carrying five students and a teacher Brian Simpson, 37. Simpson was killed in the crash. Four of the students were injured and were taken to a [...]

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.

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 [...]

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