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Freight Train Hits Pickup Truck in Minnesota; 2 Injured

Freight Train Hits Pickup Truck in Minnesota; 2 Injured

A freight train crashed into a pickup truck at the railroad crossing at Centerline Road in Beltrami County, Minnesota, on July 16th. Two People sustained injuries in the crash. The injured were taken to hospitals. The cause of crash remains under investigation.

Train Hits Vehicle in Maryland; 1 Killed

Train Hits Vehicle in Maryland; 1 Killed

A vehicle got struck by a CSX freight train on U.S. Route 1 at the 11500 block of Baltimore Avenue, in Beltsville, Maryland, on July 4th. According to witnesses, the vehicle went onto the train tracks and got hit. One person was killed in the crash. Identity of the deceased has not been disclosed yet. The police are investigating.

Train Derailed in Washington State

Train Derailed in Washington State

Four Amtrak cars derailed in Washington State in Steilacoom, near Tacoma near Chambers Bay. None of the cars ended up in the water. The train was on Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks, and carrying about 250 passengers.The cause of the derailment is unknown. The sheriffs office sent boats and divers but reports are that no passengers went in the [...]

Train Derails in New York; 39 Injured

Train Derails in New York; 39 Injured

A train derailed at West 125th Street Station in Harlem, New York, on the morning of June 27th. The train crashed into a concrete wall due to derailment, causing significant damage to the area. At least 39 people sustained injuries of various intensities. Initial investigation reveals the accident happened due to some issue with its [...]

SUV Crashes into Train in Iowa; 4 Injured

SUV Crashes into Train in Iowa; 4 Injured

An SUV crashed into a train at a grade crossing on Racine Avenue, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on the afternoon of June 24th. One woman and her three children sustained injuries in the crash. The injured were taken to nearby hospitals. The crash remains under investigation.

Metro Trains Crash in Iran; 48 Injured

Metro Trains Crash in Iran; 48 Injured

Two Metro trains collided with each other at Tarasht station in Tehran, Iran, on June 6. At least 48 people sustained injuries in the crash. The injured were taken to hospital. The accident remains under investigation.

Trains Hit Each Other in Johannesburg; 1 Killed, 102 Injured

Trains Hit Each Other in Johannesburg; 1 Killed, 102 Injured

Two trains hit each other between Olifantsfontein and Elandsfontein in the east of Johannesburg on June 1st. The accident happened when a Business Express train was coming from Pretoria crashed into an empty train going towards Leralla station. Numerous carriages leaned to their sides after the crash. The trains were manually authorised to [...]

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 55 Injured

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 55 Injured

Two trains collided into each other in Elandsfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 1st. Several carriages of the trains leaned to their right after hitting each other. One train driver lost his life in the crash while around 55 passengers sustained injuries of various intensities. The cause of accident remains under investigation.

Train Hits House in Greece; 4 Killed, 5, Injured

Train Hits House in Greece; 4 Killed, 5, Injured

A train derailed and crashed into a house in Adendro near Thessaloniki, Greece, on the night of of May 13th. The intercity train was carrying 70 passengers at the time. At least 4 passengers were killed, while another five including the driver sustained serious injuries. Emergency workers, ambulances, and fire trucks responded at the [...]

Train Hits Fire Truck in New Jersey; 5 Injured

Train Hits Fire Truck in New Jersey; 5 Injured

A Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train de-railed after colliding into a fire truck near Sixth Street and Washington Boulevard in New Jersey on the evening of May 6th. The train's operator and 4 firefighters in the truck sustained injuries. The injured were taken to hospital. The train's windshield also broke in the crash. The cause of accident [...]

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