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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.

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.

Freight Train Hits Passenger Bus in Central Germany; 3 Killed

Freight Train Hits Passenger Bus in Central Germany; 3 Killed

A freight train hit a passenger van at a railway crossing in the area of Lohma near Gera, Thuringia, Central Germany, on April 18th. The train dragged the van along for around 200 metres after hitting. All three passengers inside the van were killed. Initial investigations reveal that the barrier was closed at the time of accident.

Train Crashes into Rickshaws in Pakistan; 7 Killed, 5 Injured

Train Crashes into Rickshaws in Pakistan; 7 Killed, 5 Injured

A train crashed into two rickshaws at a railway crossing near the town of Lodhran, Punjab, Pakistan, on the morning of January 6th. According to sources, the rickshaws were taking children to school at the time and there was heavy fog in the area. At least 6 children and one of the rickshaw drivers were killed in the crash. Five children [...]

Train Hits Car in England; 1 Killed

Train Hits Car in England; 1 Killed

A train struck a car at Marston level crossing in Lidlington, Central Bedfordshire, England, on the morning of January 3rd. The car driver was killed in the crash. No injuries were reported. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Train-Car Collision in Massachusetts Leaves 1 Dead

Train-Car Collision in Massachusetts Leaves 1 Dead

A Middleboro commuter rail train crashed into a car on the railroad tracks near Union and Water Streets in Holbrook, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, on the early afternoon of January 1st. According to sources, the car driver was trying to drive around the crossing gates when it was hit by the oncoming train. The car driver was killed in the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

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