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Train accidents

Texas Truck Driver Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(New Braunfels, Texas – October 17, 2014)

Arkansas Passenger Trains Collide, Injuring Dozens

(Brentwood, Arkansas – October 16, 2014)

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.

Trucker Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing in North Dakota Oil Patch

(Ray, North Dakota – October 9, 2014)

A 55-year-old semi-trailer truck driver from Show Low, AZ lost his life Thursday afternoon at about 3:20 P.M. when his truck was struck by a northeast-bound freight train, dragged the length of three football fields, and exploded into flames as it was eastbound on 65th Street Northwest, north of Ray, ND, at the dangerous and unguarded railroad crossing of BNSF Railway tracks.

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.

Two Mississippi Residents Killed, Two Injured by Canadian National Train

(Hazlehurst, Mississippi – October 10, 2014)

 A local man in his forties and his two young relatives, walking or sitting near Canadian National Railroad tracks, were hit by a CN freight train near Frost Street in Hazlehurst, MS Friday evening at about 6:15 P.M., CDT, killing the man and one boy, and sending the other boy to a the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS with non-life threatening injuries.

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.

Idaho Truck Driver Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Crossing

(Fremont County, Idaho – October 6, 2014)

A 52-year-old driving an 18-wheeler was sent to Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, ID after her Peterbilt tractor and trailer were struck and heavily damaged by an Eastern Idaho Railroad freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of 200 North near Sugar City, ID Monday afternoon about 5:00 P.M.

Pennsylvania Truck Driver Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded and Obscured Norfolk Southern Crossing

(New Holland, Pennsylvania – October 4. 2014)