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Motor vehicles

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

Idaho Motorist Killed at Dangerous, Deadly, and Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Shelley, Idaho – December 10, 2014)

The dangerous, deadly and unguarded crossing which was the site of one of the most horrible train/highway vehicle accidents in Idaho history caused another fatality last Wednesday morning at about 10:11 A.M., MST, when an 18-year-old Shelley, ID driver became the fifth fatality to occur at the crossing of Union Pacific Railroad tracks and Road 1450 North just east of Shelley.

Oklahoma Driver Injured, Passenger Dies Four Days After Crash at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Afton, Oklahoma – December 9, 2014)

A 16-year-old Afton, OK boy who was a passenger in a pickup truck when it was struck by a BNSF Railway freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Ottawa County, OK Road 210 and BNSF railroad tracks northeast of Afton Friday at about 4:55 P.M., CST died Tuesday afternoon at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO.

CSX Crossing Signal Timing Blamed for Causing Florida Accidents

(Lakeland, Florida – December 8, 2014)

Missouri Motorist Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Neosho, Missouri – November 28, 2014)

A 67-year-old Neosho, MO man was injured Friday morning at about 11:30 A.M., CST in Newton County, MO about five miles west of Neosho when his vehicle was hit by a BNSF freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Gazelle Drive and BNSF railroad tracks.

Texas Motorist Seriously Injured Only Miles From Another Recent Tragedy at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Eddy, Texas – November 26, 2014)

Barely 24 hours and a few miles down Union Pacific Railroad tracks after a driver had been killed at a dangerous and unguarded crossing in Williamson County, TX, another Lone Star State motorist barely survived a collision with a UPRR freight train at the intersection of UP tracks and Cemetery Road in Eddy, TX in Falls County at about 1:45 P.M., CST Wednesday afternoon.

Motorist Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Cambridge, Nebraska – November 19, 2014)

With his pickup truck stuck on a single-lane rural crossing a mile west of Cambridge, NE, a Colorado man was critically injured when he could not exit his vehicle in time to escape a BNSF freight train last Wednesday morning at about 10:30 A.M., CST.

Michigan Motorist Injured at Notorious Non-Gated Canadian National Crossing

(Woodhaven, Michigan – November 19, 2014)

Another accident at the non-gated Allen Road crossing of Canadian National railroad tracks in Woodhaven, MI, has resulted in injury to one of the two occupants of a northbound vehicle that struck a flatcar that was positioned across the intersection by a standing train.

Texas Motorist Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(New Deal, Texas – November 18, 2014)

Grieving Process Continues for Family of Those Killed in Vandalia Rail Crossing Tragedy

(Greenville, Illinois – November 1, 2014)

As CSX and Illinois State Police continued their investigations into the Halloween Eve tragedy that took the lives of his wife and three of his children, a grieving Greenville, IL father and widower was trying to deal with “how to bury four people in one day,” according to the deceased mother’s cousin and best friend, Annie Anna.

Florida Motorist Killed by Amtrak Train at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

(Pierson, Florida – November 7, 2014)

Returning to work after her lunch break, a Florida trucking company dispatcher and mother of two was killed as she attempted to drive her 2002 GMC pickup truck across the dangerous and unguarded crossing of CSX railroad tracks and the private drive leading to the JRC Transportation complex just off U.S. Highway 17 south of Pierson, FL shortly after 1:00 P.M., EST Friday.