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Trolleys Collide in Memphis

Trolleys Collide in Memphis

What: Memphis Trolleys Where: Auction/N. Parkway When: June 1, 2011 2:30 pm Who: 5 injured Why: Outside the main trolley terminal, one trolley rear-ended another that was not moving. The blue trolley had lost power and stopped, and the red trolley had continued until it struck. Some injured parties were taken to the hospital. [...]

Crash Victim Files Lawsuit

Crash Victim Files Lawsuit

The family of 2009 Green Line Trolley crash victim/survivor Samantha Mattei has filed a lawsuit for damages of $51,425 for medical bills and lost wages, as well as additional damages to compensate Mattei for her pain and suffering. The suit claims that Quinn (the driver) and the MBTA were negligent, that MBTA failed to adequately evaluate [...]

Car Stuck between Green Line and a Hard Place

Car Stuck between Green Line and a Hard Place

What: Green Line trolley Where: Huntington Avenue When: Jan 19, 2010 Who: 2 car drivers, trolley passengers Why: A car which attempted squeezing between a stationary train and a vehicle became stuck. Passengers on Green Line E service are being bused between Brigham Circle and Heath Street, although the crash was minor and no one was hurt. [...]

Official Drives Party Trolley While Intoxicated

Official Drives Party Trolley While Intoxicated

What: Party Time Transportation Trolley Where: La. 343 at Cotton Gin Road, Lafayette Parish When: Jan. 8 2011 Who: driver Debra Richard, Gregory “Scotty” Carriere Why: The Party Time Transportation trolley got stuck in Louis Berges’ front lawn at 1231 Golden Grain Road after the driver had pulled in to pick up passengers. [...]

Philadelphia Trolley – Bus Crash injures 14

Philadelphia Trolley – Bus Crash injures 14

What: Route 36 trolley running from Center City to 63rd Street and Woodland Avenue Where: 70th Street and Elmwood Avenue When: December 15, 2010 Who: 14 injured; 12 from the trolley, 2 from the bus Why: A trolley and bus collided, injuring 14.

8 Hurt in Philadelphia Trolley Collision

8 Hurt in Philadelphia Trolley Collision

What: SEPTA Route 10 trolley Where: Parkside section of West Philadelphia When: November 18, 2010, 7:25 p.m Who: 8 injuries Why: A SEPTA Route 10 trolley and an SUV collided in Philadelphia. Five trolley passengers and three SUV passengers were hospitalized at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital

Trolley Kills Boston U Grad

Trolley Kills Boston U Grad

What: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority D Line trolley between the Longwood and Fenway stops Where: inside a fenced in area of the track near the Fenway station When: October 24, 2010 Who: Joshua Stimson, 22-year-old Boston University graduate Why: The trolley struck Stimson in a fenced area near the track near Fenway station. [...]

Trolley and Car Collide; Passengers Injured

Trolley and Car Collide; Passengers Injured

What: SEPTA trolley Where: Baltimore Pike near Glenwood Avenue Clifton Heights, Delaware County When: Oct 10, 2010 Why: The car and trolley collided just after midnight. Several trolley passengers were injured. The situation regarding Septa has been called "a cycle of unsafety." Trolley crashes are common in Philadephia.

India: Trolley Crash Kills 1, injures 25

India: Trolley Crash Kills 1, injures 25

What: Trolley Where: Kashipur in Udhamsingh Nagar When: October 7 2010 Who: 1 woman died, 25 injured Why: Trolley carrying workers overturned. One died on the spot, others taken to the hospital. One injured person is in critical condition.

Trolley collision in Miami

Trolley collision in Miami

What: Elderly Trolley at N.W. 5th Street and 3rd Avenue Where: Miami When: Thursday Sept 23 2010 Who: 6 injured Why: When the trolley collided with a cadillac, 5 elderly passengers on the trolley and the driver of the cadillac were injured. The Trolley was knocked into a wall.

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