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Train accidents

Alabama County Dump Truck Driver Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded CSX Crossing

(Warrior, Alabama – February 13, 2015)

A 19-year veteran employee of the Jefferson County, AL Roads and Transportation Dept. tragically lost his life Friday morning at about 10:20 A.M., EST when the dump truck he was driving collided with a CSX freight train at the dangerous, unguarded, questionably-designed and tree-obscured crossing of Brasher Road and CSX Railroad tracks near Warrior, AL.

Texas FedEx Driver Killed at Dangerous, Unguarded Union Pacific Crossing

(Marlin, Texas – February 11, 2015)

A 55-year-old veteran Federal Express truck driver was killed just prior to 5:30 P.M., CST Wednesday when his 2014 Mercedes FedEx cargo van was virtually totaled as he collided with a northbound Union Pacific freight train at the dangerous, unguarded crossing of UPRR railroad tracks and Falls County Road 116 near Marlin, TX.

Minnesota Motorist Escapes Death at Dangerous, Unguarded BNSF Crossing

(Willmar, Minnesota – February 11, 2015)

A 22-year-old local driver escaped death Wednesday evening at about 8:00 P.M. when his Saturn Ion crossed paths with a BNSF freight train at the dangerous and unguarded intersection of BNSF railroad tracks and 45th Street NW just outside of Willmar, MN.

North Carolina Motorist Severely Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

(Climax, North Carolina – February 11, 2015)

A 64-year-old Climax, NC resident narrowly escaped death but not serious injury Wednesday morning at about 10:20 A.M. when the Nissan Pathfinder SUV he was driving and the utility trailer it was hauling virtually slid into the path of a Norfolk Southern freight train as he attempted to stop at the Guilford County grade crossing of Ledbetter Road and NS railroad tracks.

Secretary of Transportation Rejects Railroad’s Request for Deadline Extension on PTC

(Washington, DC – February 11, 2015)

Semi Driver Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded and Obscured CN Crossing

(Carlisl County, Kentucky – February 11, 2015)

Metro North Train Hits SUV at Crossing, Killing Six

(Valhalla, New York – February 3, 2015)