Fighting for Life-Saving Change

Phone: (785)-539-4656

Crossing accidents

Train accidents at railroad crossings

Oklahoma Man Killed, Wife and Daughter Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Hallett, Oklahoma – August 30, 2014)

A male resident of Maramac, OK died and his wife and daughter were injured two Saturday’s ago at about 4:00 P.M., CDT when the pickup truck they were in was struck by a northbound BNSFfreight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Pawnee County Road 520 and BNSF railroad tracks just north of Hallett, OK.

North Carolina Husband and Wife Killed When Stuck Between Crossing Gates at Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Morrisville, North Carolina – August 29, 2014)

A married couple from Southern Pines, NC died last Friday night at about 9:51 P.M. at the oddly-configured crossing of Norfolk Southern Rails and North Carolina Highway 54 as the driver attempted to turn right off Chapel Hill Road (Hwy. 54) and onto Morrisville-Carpenter Road which parallels NS railroad tracks beyond the crossing.

Two Injured by Amtrak Train at Extremely Dangerous, Unguarded Mississippi Crossing

(Copiah County, Mississippi – August 26, 2014)

Two Mississippi men on their way home from work received serious injuries Tuesday afternoon at about 5:00 P.M. when the Ford Taurus they were travelling in was struck and demolished by a northbound Amtrak passenger train at the dangerous, unguarded and notorious intersection of Spitchley Road and Canadian National railroad tracks in Copiah County, MS, near Hazlehurst.

Oregon Truck Driver Hit by Amtrak Train at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

 (Salem, Oregon – August 25, 2014)

The driver of a semi trailer truck loaded with cattle feed barely survived a crash between his 18-wheeler and a northbound Amtrak train with 280 passengers on board at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Duckflat Road SE near Salem, OR in Marion County at about 2:20 P.M. Monday afternoon.

Two Escape Death at Dangerous, Unguarded Iowa Crossing

(Storm Lake, Iowa – August 23, 2014)

Two individuals are lucky to be alive after the pickup truck they were in crossed paths with a Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad freight train Saturday afternoon at about 2:00 P.M. at the Barton Street crossing with CC&P tracks in Storm Lake, IA.

Child Seriously Injured by Train on Unfenced Rails

(Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania – August 20, 2014)

A 12-year-old middle school girl lost part of her leg and foot Wednesday afternoon at about 2:30 P.M. when she and a 12-year-old male friend took a well-worn path to the tracks of the Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad along Railroad Street in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, PA and she was struck by a RBM&N train that never stopped.

Husband Killed, Wife Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

(Weston, Ohio – August 11, 2014)

Numerous negative factors were present Monday evening when the male passenger in a car driven by his wife was pronounced dead at the scene after the couple’s southbound vehicle was struck by an eastbound CSX freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of CSX rails and Weston Road just south of Weston, OH shortly after 7:00 P.M.

Mississippi Driver Killed at Dangerous, Non-Gated BNSF Crossing

(Myrtle, Mississippi – August 6, 2014)

A 51-year-old female motorist lost her life early Wednesday morning at about 5:00 A.M.  when her car was struck by a BNSF freight train at the non-gated grade crossing of BNSF rails and Graham Avenue in Myrtle, MS.

CSX Train Collides with Truck at Still Unguarded Maryland Crossing Where Derailment and Explosion occurred in 2013

(Rosedale, Maryland – August 5, 2014)

Ever since a CSX freight train laden with, among other commodities, hazardous materials struck and destroyed a trash truck at the dangerous, unguarded private crossing of 68th Street in the Baltimore, MD suburb of Rosedale, MD, the intersection has remained as it was before the May 28, 2013 crash that hospitalized the truck owner/operator after the collision.