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Motor vehicles

Collisions between trains and cars, motorcycles, vans, and the like.

North Carolina Motorist Severely Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Climax, North Carolina – February 11, 2015)

A 64-year-old Climax, NC resident narrowly escaped death but not serious injury Wednesday morning at about 10:20 A.M. when the Nissan Pathfinder SUV he was driving and the utility trailer it was hauling virtually slid into the path of a Norfolk Southern freight train as he attempted to stop at the Guilford County grade crossing of Ledbetter Road and NS railroad tracks.

Secretary of Transportation Rejects Railroad’s Request for Deadline Extension on PTC

(Washington, DC – February 11, 2015)

Metro North Train Hits SUV at Crossing, Killing Six

(Valhalla, New York – February 3, 2015)

Former Mayor of Pennsylvania City Seriously Injured at CSX Crossing by Ballast Regulator

(Monessen, Pennsylvania – January 29, 2015)

South Carolina City Finds Norfolk Southern Unreceptive to Crossing Safety Concerns

(Orangeburg, South Carolina – January 25, 2015)

Idaho Motorist Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Chubbuck, Idaho – January 23, 2015)

The driver of a 1993 Chevrolet Blazer SUV was “thanking the good Lord” as he was consoled by family members who came to his aid after his vehicle was struck, spun around twice, and deposited in a trackside ditch by a Union Pacific train he barely saw as he attempted to cross UPRR tracks on Tyhee Road north of Chubbuck, ID last Friday afternoon at about 5:15 P.M., MST.

Indiana Motorist Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Leesburg, Indiana – January 9, 2015)

An Indiana woman suffered serious injuries last Friday afternoon at about 4:30 P.M., EST when her vehicle was smashed by a Norfolk Southern freight train as she attempted to cross NS tracks that intersect with Kosciusko County Road 600 North, a crossing which can be described as both unguarded as well as dangerous.

California Motorist Killed When Union Pacific Crossing Protection System Fails

(Gilroy, California – January 9, 2015)

A 54-year-old local resident was killed last Friday afternoon at about 12:58 P.M., PST when active grade crossing protective systems at the intersection of Masten Road and Union Pacific Railroad tracks failed to operate properly, leading victim Donald Williams and his 2008 Toyota Tacoma into the deadly path of a large track-mounted maintenance of way equipment known as a laser spiker.

Larimore, ND Residents Blame Complacency and Inaction by Railroad for Fatal School Bus-Train Tragedy

(Larimore, North Dakota – January 13, 2015)

Pennsylvania Driver with Two Children Passengers Severely Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Roscoe, Pennsylvania – December 10, 2014)

A 25-year-old man with two children in the car was severely injured Wednesday night at about 8:00 P.M., EST, when he collided with a Norfolk Southern freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Vesta Street in Roscoe, PA.