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Train accidents

Louisiana Brother and Sister Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(White Castle, Louisiana – June 2, 2016)

An adult Baton Rouge, LA brother and sister, enroute to a funeral in White Castle, LA, were both killed in a horrific crash last Thursday just after 12:00 noon, CDT.  The collision between the motorists white Land Rover SUV and Union Pacific train caused the vehicle to careen into another car parked by funeral attendees.

California Mother and Toddler Killed by Amtrak Train While Trapped on a Union Pacific Crossing

(San Leandro, California – May 24, 2016)

A 30-year-old Oakland, CA mother and her 3-year-old daughter both died in a 1:19 P.M., PDT Tuesday afternoon collision between their Toyota Rav-4 SUV and a Sacramento-bound Amtrak train.  The Amtrak train had 39 passengers aboard and the collision occurred at the gated crossing of Union Pacific Railroad tracks and the multi-lane Washington Avenue in San Leandro, CA.

Michigan Truck Driver Seriously Injured at Indiana & Ohio Railway Unguarded, Dangerous Crossing

(Medina Township, Michigan – May 22, 2016)

Mississippi Dad and Two Children Killed by Amtrak Train at Non-Gated CN Crossing

(Flora, Mississippi – May 18, 2016)

Three California Men Killed by Amtrak Train at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Madera, California – May 13, 2016)

Louisiana Parish Employee Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Welsh, Louisiana – May 2, 2016)

Barely two and a half months since one woman was killed and another seriously injured in a collision with a train a Jefferson Davis Parish Police Jury employee operating a backhoe across the same road/rail intersection has been seriously injured.  The most recent incident took place at the dangerous and unguarded crossing of Oilfield Road and BNSF railroad tracks near Welsh, LA.

Nebraska Motorist Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(North Bend, Nebraska – May 8, 2016)

A 65-year-old local resident tragically died in a collision with an eastbound Union Pacific train at the dangerous and unguarded intersection of Dodge County Road 3 and UPRR tracks this Mothers Day in North Bend, NE.  The collision occurred at about 3:55 P.M., CDT.  The crossing carries as many as 20 UPRR trains a day at maximum allowable speeds of 70 mph.

Iowa Farmer Seriously Injured at Non-Gated Iowa Interstate Railroad Crossing

(Atalissa, Iowa – May 5, 2016)