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Bus Hits Car in Indiana; 3 Killed, 1 Injured

Bus Hits Car in Indiana; 3 Killed, 1 Injured

A bus crashed into a car from behind along the southern Indiana highway near Bloomington, Indiana, on the afternoon of July 22nd. The crash caused a chain reaction at the highway, involving other vehicles. At least three people lost their lives in the crash while a baby was injured. The crash remains under investigation.

Bus Falls into Gorge in Southern Mexico; 17 Killed, 31 Injured

Bus Falls into Gorge in Southern Mexico; 17 Killed, 31 Injured

A bus fell into a gorge in Motozintla near the Guatemala border in Chiapas, Southern Mexico, on May 21st. The bus was transporting a church group from Pijijiapan at the time. At least 17 people were killed in the crash while another 31 sustained injuries. Initial investigations reveal the accident happened due to a mechanical failure.

Train Hits Fallen Tree in Southern France; 60 Injured

Train Hits Fallen Tree in Southern France; 60 Injured

A train crashed into a fallen tree on railway track while travelling from Nimes to Montpellier, near Saint-Aunes, southern France, on the afternoon of August 17th. According to sources, the train carrying 250 people hit the tree that had been brought down by a vehement thunderstorm. At least 60 people suffered injuries of varying [...]

4 Killed 1 Injured after Train Crashes into Car in Poteau

4 Killed 1 Injured after Train Crashes into Car in Poteau

A train crashed into a car in Poteau, Oklahoma, on August 7th. Authorities said the Kansas City Southern train was approaching from north when the 2011 Chevrolet Malibu attempted to cross the railroad. Four people were killed in the accident, including the car driver April Goines, 37, and his three juvenile sons. His juvenile daughter was [...]

Twenty Killed after Passenger Trains Collided in Italy

Twenty Killed after Passenger Trains Collided in Italy

Two passenger trains collided head-on between the towns of Corato and Andria in southern Italy, on July 12th. The accident happened as one train was coming from Corato and the other was travelling from Andria. Twenty people were killed in the accident. Dozens others were injured and were taken to hospitals. The cause of crash is being [...]

Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Train in Chesterton

Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Train in Chesterton

A train hit and killed a pedestrian in Chesterton, Indiana, on June 22nd. The accident happened when Lydia Johnston, 76, was crossing the Norfolk-Southern railroad tracks. Authorities said that Johnston was taken to Methodist Hospital Northlake where she succumbed to her injuries.

Woman, Child Killed in Piketon Train Crash

Woman, Child Killed in Piketon Train Crash

A train crashed into a Ford Ranger in Piketon, Ohio, on June 17th. The accident happened when the northbound Norfolk and Southern Railroad freight train was carrying 81 cars of coal. There were three people in the vehicle at the time, including a three-year-old child Breanna Holschuh. Authorities said the child as well as a woman passenger [...]

Train Hits Sanitation Truck in Salem, Virginia

Train Hits Sanitation Truck in Salem, Virginia

A sanitation truck was hit by a train just off Apperson Drive in Salem, Virginia, on May 24th. The Norfolk Southern said the flashing lights were on and the horn was also sounded as the train approached the City of Salem sanitation truck. The truck driver, identified as Curtis Farris, was seriously injured in the accident. He was taken to [...]

Train Hits Railroad Worker in New Orleans

Train Hits Railroad Worker in New Orleans

A train hit and killed a man on the Norfolk Southern rail line near Hayne Boulevard and Mercier Street in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 20th. It is believed that the 55-year-old man, who was a railroad worker for the Norfolk Southern Railway, was working on the line when a northbound train hit him. The body was taken for [...]

2 Killed after Kansas City Southern Train Crashed in Arkansas

2 Killed after Kansas City Southern Train Crashed in Arkansas

A Kansas City Southern train crashed into a car in north Ogden, Arkansas, on January 21. Authorities said the 2007 Hyundai was travelling east on Pine street when the northbound train crashed into it. Two people were killed in the crash, including a juvenile and 33-year-old Bobby Burris, of Ogden. The car driver, identified as 66-year-old [...]

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