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Train Crashes into Car in New Jersey; One Killed

Train Crashes into Car in New Jersey; One Killed

A train crashed into a car at Columbia Avenue railroad crossing in Dumont, New Jersey, on November 18th. Authorities said the car driver, a 54-year-old man, ignored the gates and stopped on the tracks. He was killed in the crash. The accident remains under investigation.

28 Injured in Singapore Train Collision

28 Injured in Singapore Train Collision

A Singapore mass transit train crashed into another at Joo Koon station of the city state, on November 15th. According to a joint statement issued by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and train operator SMRT, “At 8.19am, a second train stopped behind the first faulty train. At 8.20am, the second train moved forward unexpectedly, and came [...]

At Least 34 Killed, 26 Injured After Train Crashes in Congo

At Least 34 Killed, 26 Injured After Train Crashes in Congo

A train crashed in Lualaba province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on November 12th. The accident happened in Buyofwe, when the train was transporting passengers and cargo from Lubumbashi to Luena. Several train cars caught fire after the crash. At least thirty-four people were killed in the crash. At least twenty-six others [...]

One Killed, One Injured After Train Crashed into Truck in Nebraska

One Killed, One Injured After Train Crashed into Truck in Nebraska

A train crashed into a grain truck just west of Mitchell, Nebraska, on October 20th. The train was eastbound when it collided with the truck at a county road crossing. There were two people aboard the truck at the time. One of them was killed in the crash. The other person suffered serious injuries and was flown to a hospital.

Train Crashes into Passenger Bus in Russia; At Least 16 Killed

Train Crashes into Passenger Bus in Russia; At Least 16 Killed

A train crashed into a bus in Vladimir, Russia, on October 6th. The bus, carrying fifty-five Uzbek passengers and two Kazakh drivers, was passing a railway crossing when its engine stalled. Authorities said most of the passengers were sleeping as the bus got stuck on the crossing. Many of them were able to leave the bus in time and [...]

Metra Train Crashes into Car in Lake Barrington; Driver Critically Injured

Metra Train Crashes into Car in Lake Barrington; Driver Critically Injured

A Metra train crashed into a car in Lake Barrington, Illinois, on September 27th. Authorities said the 2009 Cadillac CTS was on the section of train track that is closed for vehicular traffic. The car driver, a 78-year-old Barrington man, was critically injured. He was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

Woman Killed After Train Crashes into Truck in South Fulton, TN

Woman Killed After Train Crashes into Truck in South Fulton, TN

A train crashed into a FedEx delivery truck in South Fulton, Tennessee, on September 26th. Authorities said Dorothy Brooker, 59, of Martin, Tennessee, was driving the truck on Tom Counce Road when a northbound train hit it. Brooker was killed in the accident. No one else was hurt.

Passenger Train Crashes in India; At Least 23 Killed, Over 100 Injured

Passenger Train Crashes in India; At Least 23 Killed, Over 100 Injured

A passenger train derailed in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India, on August 19th. The accident happened when the Kalinga-Utkal Express train was en-route from Puri, Odisha, to Haridwar, Uttarakhand. At least twenty-three people were killed in the crash. Over a hundred others were injured. The accident is under investigation.

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.

Train Hits Vehicle in Maryland; 1 Killed

Train Hits Vehicle in Maryland; 1 Killed

A vehicle got struck by a CSX freight train on U.S. Route 1 at the 11500 block of Baltimore Avenue, in Beltsville, Maryland, on July 4th. According to witnesses, the vehicle went onto the train tracks and got hit. One person was killed in the crash. Identity of the deceased has not been disclosed yet. The police are investigating.

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