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Train- Truck Collision in Florida; 1 Killed

Train- Truck Collision in Florida; 1 Killed

A train crashed into a truck on a track at the intersection of Tollar Road and Paul Buchman Highway, Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida, on the afternoon of December 23rd. According to sources, the Toyota Tundra truck pulled into the path of the train, which resulted in the collision. The truck driver was killed on the spot. The [...]

Train-Car Crash in Texas Kills One

Train-Car Crash in Texas Kills One

A car was hit by an oncoming train on railroad tracks near the intersection of Santa Isabela Avenue and Moctezuma Street, Laredo, Texas, on the morning of December 22nd. The woman driving Ford Fusion attempted to cross the tracks at a dead end, which resulted in the crash. The woman was killed on the scene. The crash remains under [...]

Freight Train-Car Collision in Massachusetts; 1 Killed

Freight Train-Car Collision in Massachusetts; 1 Killed

A car was hit by a freight train on the tracks near Oak Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, on the midnight of December 23rd. The 20 year old car occupant was killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Freight Train Derails in South Africa; 1 Killed

Freight Train Derails in South Africa; 1 Killed

A Transnet goods train derailed off the tracks in Madibogo, Delareyville, North West, South Africa, on December 22nd. According to sources, the train was travelling from Kimberley to Mahikeng, when it hit a cow and two of its locomotives overturned. At least 1 out of 3 occupants was killed in the accident. The accident remains under [...]

Semi-Truck Crashes into Train in Oregon; No Injuries

Semi-Truck Crashes into Train in Oregon; No Injuries

A semi-truck crashed into the side of an Amtrak train on Oregon 99 East near South End, Clackamas County, Oregon, on the afternoon of December 20th. No injuries were reported in the crash however, the residents have been asked to avoid the area. The incident is under investigation.

Train-Car Crash in Iowa Injures Two

Train-Car Crash in Iowa Injures Two

A car was struck by a train at the railroad crossing on 2nd Street, Columbus Junction, Louisa County, Iowa, on the evening of December 16th. According to sources, the Chevrolet Camaro was rear-ended by a Chevrolet Malibu, as a result of which it was pushed onto the tracks and hit by the oncoming train. Both the car drivers were taken to [...]

Cargo Train Derails and Explodes in Bulgaria; 5 Killed, 25 Injured

Cargo Train Derails and Explodes in Bulgaria; 5 Killed, 25 Injured

A cargo train derailed off the tracks and burst into flames in Hitrino, Schumen, Bulgaria, on December 10th. According to sources, the train carrying propane-butane derailed and hit electricity line, which resulted in two explosions, destroying various buildings in the surrounding. At least 5 people were killed whereas, 25 suffered injuries [...]

Truck Collision with Train in Illinois Leaves 1 Injured

Truck Collision with Train in Illinois Leaves 1 Injured

A truck struck a train at railroad crossings on Plank Road and Peplow Road in Burlington, Kane County, Illinois, on the midnight of December 3rd. The 2011 International box truck driver failed to stop at a crossing, as a result of which it struck the side of a freight train, causing four of its railroad cars to derail. The truck driver was [...]

Indian Express Train Derails in Uttar Pradesh India; 119 Killed, 150 Injured

Indian Express Train Derails in Uttar Pradesh India; 119 Killed, 150 Injured

An Indian Express train derailed off the tracks and crashed in Uttar Pradesh, India, on November 20th. The train was travelling from Patna to Indore, at the time. At least 119 people were killed whereas; more than 150 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Train Collides with Milk Tanker in Netherlands; 18 Injured

Train Collides with Milk Tanker in Netherlands; 18 Injured

A train partly derailed after smashing into a milk tanker on a railway crossing in Winsum, Netherlands, on November 18th. According to sources, the train carrying 40 people crashed into the milk tanker while it was driving over an unguarded crossing. At least 18 people were taken to hospital with injuries of varying intensities. The crash [...]

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