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Motor vehicles

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

Indiana Driver Seriosuly Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Orestes, Indiana – November 2, 2014)

A 23-year-old local man was hospitalized for treatment of lacerations and brain damage Sunday afternoon at about 5:30 P.M., EST after the driver’s side of his 2012 Chevrolet Camaro was struck and the vehicle totaled by a westbound Norfolk Southern freight train at the dangerous, unguarded crossing of County Road 400 West and NS railroad tracks near Orestes, IN..

Halloween Eve Train Tragedy Kills Four and Seriously Injuries One in Southern Illinois Town

 (Vandalia, Illinois – October 30, 2014)

Four members of a Greenville, IL family are were killed and a fifth critically injured after a Chrysler Pacifica minivan driven by their mother was struck by an eastbound CSX freight train at the signalized Sixth Street grade crossing, which was termed both “unique” and “confusing in news reports, in Vandalia, IL at about 6:48 P.M. last Thursday evening.

Texas Motorist Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Athens, Texas – October 24, 2014)

A collision occurred two Friday’s ago between a Union Pacific freight train consisting of 83 cars and three locomotives and a Ford F-150 pickup truck at the dangerous intersection of UPRR tracks and North Wofford Street in the east Texas city of Athens.

Georgia Motorist Escapes Death at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Leesburg, Georgia – October 14, 2014)

Rain and a train both possibly contributed to a near-fatal accident last Tuesday morning at about 6:45 A.M., EDT, when a woman driving west toward U.S. Highway 19 on Oakhill Dairy Road was struck by a Norfolk Southern freight train at the dangerous, unguarded crossing of NS railroad tracks and Oakhill Dairy Road (CR 151) just north of Leesburg, GA.

Oklahoma Motorist Killed by BNSF Train at Unguarded Crossing

(Catoosa, Oklahoma – October 9, 2014) A

 Sperry, OK woman died from injuries she received Thursday night about 8:00 P.M. when she exited her Chevrolet Blazer, which had become stuck on the narrow, slightly humped private crossing near the intersection of 193rd East Avenue and Tiger Switch Road east of Catoosa, OK, only to have the vehicle knocked into her by an eastbound BNSF freight train as she stood away from the tracks and crossing.

California Driver Injured by Amtrak Train at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Guadalupe, California – October 6, 2014)

An agricultural contractor, attempting to cross Union Pacific Railroad tracks at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of a farm access road leading to a Guadalupe, CA-area celery field miraculously suffered non-life threatening injuries when his pickup truck was split in half by a northbound Amtrak passenger train traveling at 60 mph with 250 passengers on board Monday afternoon at about 3:02 P.M., PDT.

Texas Motorist Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Iola, Texas – October 1, 2014)

The lack of any form of active crossing protective devices at a railroad crossing in the small east central Texas of Iola had plenty to do with an accident which brought injury to a local female motorist Wednesday when she tried to cross BNSF railroad tracks at the dangerous, unguarded, and elevated crossing of Grimes County Road 122.

Louisiana Driver Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Kansas City Southern Crossing

(Colfax, Louisiana – October 1, 2014)

The lack of any active crossing warning system was once again a factor as a 66-year-old Louisiana motorist lost his life at the dangerous and unguarded Kansas City Southern Grant Parish railroad crossing on the southern edge of Colfax, LA Wednesday afternoon at about 3:24 P.M., CDT.

Louisiana Motorist Seriously Injured at Notorious, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Cade, Louisiana – September 29, 2014)