Tag archive for ‘train crash’
By Guest Author On Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Train and Truck Crash in Missouri City, Texas

 A tractor trailer and train crashed into each other on September 21st in Missouri City, Texas, causing the train, operated by Amtrak, to derail with 71 passengers on board. The Houston Chronicle reports that the More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, February 4th, 2018

South Carolina Amtrak crash leaves 2 dead: Michael Kempf, Michael Cella, over 115 injured

Amtrak suffered its third high-profile crash in less than two months Sunday morning when a passenger train traveling on the wrong track slammed into a stationary freight train in South Carolina, killing two people: Michael More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Amtrak crash: Christopher Foley killed, GOP Rep Jason Lewis treated for concussion

The individual killed when an Amtrak train, carrying dozens of GOP members of Congress to a retreat, struck a garbage truck has been identified as a Louisa County man named Christopher Foley. “Albemarle County More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Amtrak train derails, 6 dead, 150 injured

Emergency workers are searching through the wreckage Wednesday of a New York-bound Amtrak train that derailed and overturned late Tuesday, killing six people, injuring 150, and disrupting train service for thousands More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Two trains in Switzerland collide killing over 25, driver’s body found

Two trains collided head-on in Switzerland late on Monday, injuring 26 people and killing the driver of one, police said. The driver’s body was found overnight in the wreckage of the crash at Granges-près-Marnand More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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CCTV Video of Spain train crash goes viral across Internet

The graphic video from CCTV shows a train derailing near the city of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, north-west Spain, as it takes a bend on Wednesday evening. Dozens of people have died as a result of the accident, More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, July 8th, 2013
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Quebec train explosion death toll rises to 13 with 37 more still missing from Lac Megantic tragedy

The known death toll from Saturday’s Quebec train explosion jumped to 13 on Monday afternoon. According to Reuters, local police have confirmed that at least 13 people were killed in the crash that destroyed More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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Freight train hits garbage truck, derails and then explodes

Officials are explaining that a chemical train hit a garbage truck in Rosedale, Maryland. The blast damaged some industrial buildings, and a 20-block area was evacuated yet only four people were hurt. The train More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Kendrick Johnson, Jerry Jones, two Florida men, two separate train accidents and two struggles to survive

St. Johns County authorities are trying to determine the details of how an 18-year-old teen was struck by a train Friday afternoon and a Tallahassee man is in critical condition when a train collided with his truck More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Ohio train derails, explodes, evacuation is set for one mile radius VIDEO

Part of a freight train carrying ethanol derailed and caught fire in Ohio’s capital city early Wednesday, shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Tractor trailer crashes into train killing six in Nevada

Six people were killed when a tractor-trailer truck slammed into a Chicago-to-California Amtrak passenger train at a railroad crossing east of Reno, Nevada, authorities said late Saturday. The death toll was released More...



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