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Train accidents

Two People Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Ada, Ohio – March 30, 2016)

A mother and her daughter-in-law were seriously injured after their vehicle was struck by a Norfolk Southern freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Liberty Township Road 55 (Van Atta Road). The train was travelling on the rails of a Genesee & Wyoming subsidiary in the Hardin County, OH community of Ada Wednesday morning at about 7:10 A.M., EDT

Ohio Pedestrian Waiting for First Train to Pass is Killed by Hidden Second Train

(Hamilton, Ohio – March 30, 2016)

Kentucky Motorist Killed at Non-Gated CSX Crossing

(Shepherdsville, Kentucky – March 29, 2016)

On Tuesday morning at about 8:5 A.M. a 19-year-old Mt. Washington, KY man became the first fatality to occur at the non-gated crossing of busy CSX railroad tracks and East Blue Lick Road in Shepherdsville, KY, a location where seven previous accidents had resulted in a single non-fatal injury.

Illinois Couple Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Belleville, Illinois – March 25, 2016)

A wife dropping her husband off at his workplace Friday morning at about 6:30 A.M., CDT was hit by a Norfolk Southern freight train at the crossing of North 24th Street and NS tracks in Belleville, IL, sending both occupants of small, light-colored sedan to a Belleville hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. Belleville is an Illinois-side suburb of St. Louis, MO.

Illinois Motorist Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Saybrook, Illinois – March 17, 2016)

An as-yet unnamed male motorist was injured last Friday morning at about 9:36 A.M., CDT, when his pickup truck was struck by a Norfolk Southern freight train at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of NS rails and Lincoln Street in Saybrook, IL.  

Maryland Motorist Injured at Non-Gated CSX Crossing

(Ijamsville, Maryland – March 15, 2016)

A Frederick, MD motorist suffered both the loss of his 2009 Jaguar and nearly his life after he was struck by a CSX freight train as he attempted to drive across CSX railroad tracks at the non-gated crossing of Ijamsville Road in Ijamsville, MD at about 4:00 A.M., EDT Tuesday morning.

Missouri Motorist Killed in Third Accident at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Billings, Missouri – March 13, 2016)

A 75-year-old Marionville, MO woman was fatally injured Sunday evening at about 6:30 P.M., CDT at the dangerous, unguarded intersection of a Christian County road (Lambeth Road) and Burlington Northern Railroad tracks two miles west of Billings, MO by an eastbound BNSF freight train she doubtfully ever knew was coming.

Dozens Injured After Amtrak Train Derails in Western Kansas

(Dodge City, Kansas – March 14, 2016)