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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 [...]

Truck Hits Train in Illinois; 1 Injured

Truck Hits Train in Illinois; 1 Injured

A truck struck the side of a freight train and caused four of its cars to derails in Burlington Township, Kane County, Illinois, on the midnight of November 12th. According to sources, the accident occurred due to truck driver’s failure to reduce the speed at crossing. The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Tram Crash in London Leaves 7 Dead, 50 Injured

Tram Crash in London Leaves 7 Dead, 50 Injured

A tram overturned to its side and crashed in Croydon, London, England, on the morning of November 9th. According to sources, the tram was travelling at a significantly high speed, which resulted in the accident. At least 7 people were killed whereas; more than 50 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to [...]

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