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Crossing accidents

Train accidents at railroad crossings

Maryland Motorist Injured at Non-Gated CSX Crossing

(Ijamsville, Maryland – March 15, 2016)

A Frederick, MD motorist suffered both the loss of his 2009 Jaguar and nearly his life after he was struck by a CSX freight train as he attempted to drive across CSX railroad tracks at the non-gated crossing of Ijamsville Road in Ijamsville, MD at about 4:00 A.M., EDT Tuesday morning.

Missouri Motorist Killed in Third Accident at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Billings, Missouri – March 13, 2016)

A 75-year-old Marionville, MO woman was fatally injured Sunday evening at about 6:30 P.M., CDT at the dangerous, unguarded intersection of a Christian County road (Lambeth Road) and Burlington Northern Railroad tracks two miles west of Billings, MO by an eastbound BNSF freight train she doubtfully ever knew was coming.

Arkansas Child Killed, Four Others Injured at Non-Gated Union Pacific Crossing

(Hot Spring County, Arkansas – March 6, 2016)

Georgia Motorist Injured at Skewed, Dangerous and Unguarded CSX Crossing

(Brunswick, Georgia – March 1, 2016)

Missouri Motorist Seriously Injured at Non-Gated BNSF Crossing

(Marionville, Missouri – March 3, 2016)

A motorist, identified initially only as a 23-year-old resident of Crane, MO, was fighting for his life after being airlifted to a Springfield, MO hospital as the result of a collision between his 1995 Chevrolet Lumina and BNSF freight train at on O’Dell Street in the Lawrence County city of Marionville, MO at about 9:23 A.M., CST Thursday morning.

Iowa Semi Truck Split in Half at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Sioux City, Iowa – February 29, 2016)

An unsuspecting and, as yet, unidentified semi-trailer truck driver from Defiance, IA, came within inches of death Monday afternoon at about 4:38 P.M., CST, when his 18-wheeler was struck and cut in half by a Union Pacific freight train at a dangerous, unguarded private railroad crossing near the entrance to Kent Foods just west of Singing Hills Boulevard in Sioux City, IA.

Two Iowans Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Canadian National Crossing

(Nashua, Iowa – March 1, 2016)

A collision between a train of Canadian National Railway subsidiary, Cedar River Railroad, Tuesday morning at the dangerous, unguarded and questionably-listed crossing of CN/CEDR tracks and Woodbridge Avenue in Nashua, IA sent both the truck driver as well as a railroad employee to nearby hospitals at  about 9:30 A.M., CST.

Second Fatality in Texas at Busy BNSF Crossing

(Canyon, Texas – February 26, 2016)

Oklahoma Motorist Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Rush Springs, Oklahoma – February 26, 2016)

The 55-year-old driver of a 2006 Chevrolet pickup truck was still alive, but critically injured and trapped in the wreckage, after his eastbound vehicle was hit and dragged over a half mile by a northbound Union Pacific train hauling 65 freight cars at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Grady County Road 1510 (Rockford Road) at about 12:29 P.M., CST last Friday afternoon.