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Train Crashes into Passenger Bus in Russia; At Least 16 Killed

Train Crashes into Passenger Bus in Russia; At Least 16 Killed

A train crashed into a bus in Vladimir, Russia, on October 6th. The bus, carrying fifty-five Uzbek passengers and two Kazakh drivers, was passing a railway crossing when its engine stalled. Authorities said most of the passengers were sleeping as the bus got stuck on the crossing. Many of them were able to leave the bus in time and [...]

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.

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.

Passenger Train Crashes in India; At Least 23 Killed, Over 100 Injured

Passenger Train Crashes in India; At Least 23 Killed, Over 100 Injured

A passenger train derailed in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India, on August 19th. The accident happened when the Kalinga-Utkal Express train was en-route from Puri, Odisha, to Haridwar, Uttarakhand. At least twenty-three people were killed in the crash. Over a hundred others were injured. The accident is under investigation.

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.

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