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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 Egypt; 3 Killed

Train-Car Crash in Egypt; 3 Killed

A train crashed into a car on railroad tracks near the train station in Al-Ayyat, Egypt, on December 31st. According to sources, the train was travelling from Cairo to Al-Fayoum, when the car unexpectedly crossed its path. At least 3 people were killed whereas, no injuries were reported. The crash remains under investigation.

Man Killed after Getting Hit by Train in California

Man Killed after Getting Hit by Train in California

A man was hit by an Amtrak train near California Street and Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, Ventura County, California, on the midnight of December 27th. The man was seen sitting on the railroad tracks when the train was approaching. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

Train Carriages Derail in India Injuring at Least 61

Train Carriages Derail in India Injuring at Least 61

A train had two of its carriages derail off the tracks in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, on the morning of December 28th. At least 61 people suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to hospital. The crash presumably occurred due to the deteriorating rail network.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

Overcrowded Train Derails off Tracks in Cameroon; 75 Killed, 600 Injured

Overcrowded Train Derails off Tracks in Cameroon; 75 Killed, 600 Injured

An overcrowded passenger train derailed off the tracks between the cities of Yaoundé and Douala in Eseka. Cameroon, on October 23rd. According to sources, the train was carrying around 1400 people, instead of its capacity of 600 and derailed as the result of heavy load. At least 75 people were killed in the accident whereas more than 600 [...]

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