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Crossing accidents

Train accidents at railroad crossings

BNSF Train Strikes and Kills Grain Elevator Customer

(Panhandle, Texas – December 19, 2013)

A grain elevator customer died at about 12:30 P.M. Thursday afternoon when he was struck by an eastbound  BNSF freight train at the elevator near the intersection of FM 2161 and U.S. Highway 60 west of Panhandle, TX.

Two Senators Call for Increased Federal Rail Safety Inspection Funding

(New York, New York – December 15, 2013)

Holiday Lights Parade Vehicle and Occupants Nearly Hit by BNSF Train

(Fargo, North Dakota – November 26, 2013)

Motorist Injured at Dangerous, Obscured, and Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Corson, South Dakota – November 23, 2013)

A female motorist travelling west on Minnehaha County, SD’s 259th Street just north of Corson, SD, was surprised by a northbound BNSF freight train emerging from the heavy foliage of a grove of trees Saturday morning at about 10:15 am, and with insufficient distance in which to stop, collided with the train, which never stopped and continued on into the next state.