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Crossing accidents

Train accidents at railroad crossings

Two Seriously Injured in North Carolina at Dangerous, Non-Gated Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Kinston, North Carolina – January 19, 2016)

Florida Driver Killed by Amtrak Train While Trapped on a CSX Crossing

(Jacksonville, Florida – January 14, 2016)

Texas Semi Driver Killed by Amtrak Train at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Mesquite, Texas – January 14, 2016)

Minnesota Snow Plow Driver Seriously Injured at Canadian Pacific Crossing

(Brooten, Minnesota – January 13, 2016)

Vermont Motorist Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Crossing

(Arlington, Vermont – January 11, 2016)

A 78-year-old Shaftsbury, VT driver was seriously hurt at the dangerous and unguarded intersection of the Vermont Railway and Cemetery Road in Arlington, VT shortly after 1:00 P.M., EST Monday afternoon when the 2001 Saab 95 station wagon he was driving was struck on the front passenger side quarter panel by a southbound Vermont Railway freight train.

Idaho Semi Driver Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Mountain Home, Idaho – January 8, 2016)

An as-yet unidentified 18-wheeler driver, said to be in his 60’s, was injured Friday morning at about 10:30 A.M., MST when a westbound Union Pacific freight train smashed into his semi-trailer at the dangerous and unguarded single track crossing of UPRR rails and Cinder Butte Road near Mountain Home, ID.

Ohio Sheriff Department Captain Seriously Injured as Train Strikes Semi at Oddly Configured Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Eaton, Ohio – January 8, 2016)

A 40-year-old Preble County Sheriff’s Department captain suffered head injuries at about 4:20 P.M., EST Friday afternoon when a semi-trailer truck he was trying to direct out of harm’s way at the U.S. Highway 35 crossing near Eaton, OH was struck by a Norfolk Southern train approaching at about 30 mph. The train hit the truck and sent it careening into the officer’s police cruiser and then struck him.

Tennessee TV Reporter Injured at Non-Gated CSX Crossing

(Brownsville, Tennessee – January 7, 2016)

Ohio Boy Seriously Injured When Car Hit by Train at Dangerous, Unguarded Crossing

(Celina, Ohio – January 4, 2016)

A 9-year-old back-seat passenger of a 2004 Chrysler 300 driven by his father was seriously injured when an R.J. Corman Western Lines train struck their car at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Staeger Road near Celina, OH at about 5:45 P.M., EST late Monday afternoon.