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Montana communities gird for oil train explosions they hope never come - Helena Independent Record
illinois | 7 |
Helena Independent RecordThose crashes could conceivably cost billions of dollars in damage and claim hundreds of lives. The report surfaced in the midst of a spate of derailments from Feb. 14 through March 7 in Ontario, West Virginia, Illinois and a[...]
Mar 29, 2015 11:11pm | 3 views | source: Yahoo

Feds: Truck stuck in crossing well before Amtrak train crash
virginia | I-95 |
95
A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a crossing with time enough to warn the railroad of trouble, but no one told the Amtrak passenger train before a crash that injured 55 people, officials said.[...]
Mar 29, 2015 6:24pm | 12 views | source: Yahoo

No fatalities reported in train vs. car accident near Huron Township limits - Southgate News Herald
herndon | virginia |
By Dave Herndon Twitter: @NHDaveH. Click to enlarge. Photo by Dave Herndon. A car was struck by a train on at rail crossing on Will Carleton Road near Romine shortly before 1 p.m. today. Huron Township Police were the first responders, but the accide[...]
Mar 29, 2015 11:17am | 14 views | source: Google / Southgate News Herald

Huron Township man hit by train begins long road to recovery - Southgate News Herald
herndon | virginia |
His injuries though tell the tale of his accident. When he was transported to the hospital in Trenton, he was given 17 staples in his skull, and diagnosed with a broken orbital bone in his left eye, two broken vertebrae in his spine and dozens of ...[...]
Mar 29, 2015 11:17am | 15 views | source: Google / Southgate News Herald

Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash
virginia | I-95 |
95
A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a railroad crossing with time enough to alert approaching trains, but there's no indication that Amtrak was warned before a passenger train crashed into the truck...[...]
Mar 29, 2015 09:09am | 28 views | source: Yahoo

Trooper injured on I-81 remains in critical condition
virginia | I-81 |
81
A state police officer injured on Interstate 81 on Friday remained in critical condition Saturday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, according to a nursing supervisor. Trooper Sgt. Robert E. Bemis, 47, a 22-year veteran of the state police and as[...]
Mar 29, 2015 01:15am | 6 views | source: Yahoo

Feds: Truck stuck in crossing well before Amtrak train crash
virginia | I-95 |
95
A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a crossing with time enough to warn the railroad of trouble, but no one told the Amtrak passenger train before a crash that injured 55 people, officials said.[...]
Mar 28, 2015 06:20am | 14 views | source: Yahoo

Springfield doctor pens novel on health care nightmare - The State Journal-Register
virginia beach | virginia |
In that operation, the man's right hand, which was severed and crushed by a passing train, was replaced by the man's transplanted left hand after the left arm also was sheared off in the accident. Brown was on the faculty at Southern Illinois ...[...]
Mar 28, 2015 03:14am | 1 view | source: Google / The State Journal-Register

Trooper critically injured while helping motorist
virginia | I-81 |
81
FRACKVILLE - A Pennsylvania State Police sergeant was critically injured when he stopped to help a disabled vehicle in the southbound lanes of Interstate 81 Friday afternoon. Sgt. Robert E. Bemus, director of the honors camp at the state police acade[...]
Mar 28, 2015 01:13am | 8 views | source: Yahoo


College student in recent car wreck survives train crash
virginia | I-95 |
95
When it was time to visit her father for spring break, Alexis Pearce decided to take the train rather than driving.[...]
Mar 28, 2015 00:05am | 10 views | source: Yahoo

Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash
virginia | I-95 |
95
A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a railroad crossing with time enough to alert approaching trains, but there's no indication that Amtrak was warned before a passenger train crashed into the truck...[...]
Mar 27, 2015 5:00pm | 26 views | source: Yahoo

Railroad wants to talk in private to fire chiefs about oil cars
Lynchburg | virginia |
The BNSF Railroad has pumped cold water on Washington Fire Chiefs request that it hand over worst-case scenarios and comprehensive emergency response plans for dealing with an oil train accident. Several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil in flames a[...]
Mar 27, 2015 1:12pm | 9 views | source: Yahoo

Feds: Truck stuck in crossing well before Amtrak train crash
virginia | I-95 |
95
A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a crossing with time enough to warn the railroad of trouble, but no one told the Amtrak passenger train before a crash that injured 55 people, officials said.[...]
Mar 27, 2015 09:16am | 28 views | source: Yahoo

Amtrak train hit tractor-trailer too big for I-95
virginia | I-95 |
95
HALIFAX, N.C. (AP) - The 127-ton tractor-trailer that derailed an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing in North Carolina was about three times the size and weight of a standard 18-wheeler, so huge it required a Highway Patrol escort, and so tall that [...]
Mar 27, 2015 08:04am | 41 views | source: Yahoo

Grandmother of child killed in train accident says she will be missed - WDBJ7
roanoke | virginia |
... in accident on Bent Mountain Rd. in Roanoke County · Investigators holding out hope they will find Noah Thomas alive · UPDATE: Emergency crews responding to accident involving car and train near Elliston · Virginia woman, dau[...]
Mar 26, 2015 11:36pm | 19 views | source: Google / WDBJ7

3-year-old dies of injuries suffered in Elliston train wreck - Roanoke Times
blount | west virginia |
The eastbound train was traveling from Bluefield, West Virginia, to Roanoke with 109 freight cars, Terpay said. It was traveling at 40 mph, she said. Norfolk Southern is ... In June 2014, a dump truck driver received minor injuries after a Norfolk ..[...]
Mar 26, 2015 11:26pm | 18 views | source: Google / Roanoke Times

SUV hit by SunRail train in Maitland - WKMG Orlando
virginia | Street |
WKMG OrlandoSHE WORKS ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE INTERSECTION AND TELLS ME IT'S A DAILY OCCURRENCE. ... No one was hurt in the crash. Maitland Police now say the driver will likely be cited for causing the accident. Local 6 watched Thursday as car af[...]
Mar 26, 2015 10:09pm | 6 views | source: Yahoo

Map embed test - Roanoke Times
roanoke | virginia |
These are accidents involving trains in Elliston Virginia, starting with a 2011 train wreck in which two teenagers were killed. Accidents involving .... Terence S. (Terry) Saunders, 78, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015. Funeral ...[...]
Mar 26, 2015 9:35pm | 4 views | source: Google / Roanoke Times

3-year-old injured in Elliston train wreck dies - Roanoke Times
roanoke | virginia |
... Montgomery County Sheriff's Office officials said Thursday. A Norfolk Southern train struck a vehicle near the 2300 block of Reese Mountain Road Wednesday near Elliston at about 6 p.m. The collision occurred near the north fork of the Roanoke Riv[...]
Mar 26, 2015 2:08pm | 19 views | source: Google / Roanoke Times

Virginia Train Hits Vehicle
Norfolk | virginia |
Police say an adult and three children were injured after a Norfolk Southern train hit a vehicle in Montgomery County.[...]
Mar 26, 2015 07:50am | 9 views | source: Yahoo

1 killed, 3 injured after train hits vehicle at crossing in Montgomery County
Norfolk | virginia |
ELLISTON, VA. (AP) - Police say an adult and three children were injured after a Norfolk Southern train hit a vehicle in Montgomery County.The Montgomery County...[...]
Mar 26, 2015 07:05am | 8 views | source: Yahoo

4 injured after train hits vehicle at crossing in Virginia
Norfolk | virginia |
ELLISTON, Va. (AP) - Police say an adult and three children were injured after a Norfolk Southern train hit a vehicle in Montgomery County.[...]
Mar 26, 2015 03:35am | 17 views | source: Yahoo

Child dies, 3 others injured after train hits vehicle in Va.
Norfolk | virginia |
ELLISTON, Va. (AP) - Police say a 3-year-old child has died from injuries suffered in a collision between a train and a vehicle in Montgomery County.[...]
Mar 26, 2015 03:35am | 8 views | source: Yahoo

US Senators teaming up to improve safety of transportation of oil - WVNS-TV
rowe | virginia |
'?In light of several tragic accidents involving crude-by-rail trains - including the most recent derailments and explosions of tanker cars carrying crude oil in West Virginia and Illinois - communities stretching across our country from the Midwest [...]
Mar 25, 2015 7:08pm | 4 views | source: Google / WVNS-TV

SUV struck by SunRail train in Maitland
Orange | virginia |
An SUV was struck by a SunRail train in Maitland, stranding 160 passengers for two hours, according to officials. The crash occurred Wednesday afternoon near Horatio Avenue. Maitland police said the driver may have tried to beat the train. Police bel[...]
Mar 25, 2015 4:12pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

22 US senators call for more federal money for oil-by-rail safety measures - Lynchburg News and Advance
elizabeth | west virginia |
'?In light of several tragic accidents involving crude-by-rail trains - including the most recent derailments and explosions of tanker cars carrying crude oil in West Virginia and Illinois - communities stretching across our country from the Midwest [...]
Mar 25, 2015 3:39pm | 5 views | source: Google / Lynchburg News and Advance

Recently Revealed Oil-Train Violations Increase Concern in Seattle - Seattle Weekly
wallace | west virginia |
That accident led to no injuries and no spill, but other locales have been less fortunate. Last month, 19 tankers erupted after a train derailed in West Virginia. A 2013 derailment ... Wallace says that in response to concerns, BNSF has stopped runni[...]
Mar 25, 2015 01:26am | 12 views | source: Google / Seattle Weekly

Tanker crashes renew call for federal scrutiny of rail safety
new york |
The derailment and explosion of an oil tanker train in West Virginia last month has revived calls for greater train safety measures, but this and other recent accidents are having little effect on the rail insurance market.[...]
Mar 24, 2015 10:12pm | 11 views | source: Yahoo

Rails expert: Driver, trooper could have avoided train crash
virginia | I-95 |
95
A tractor-trailor with a load so huge and heavy that it required a special permit and a state trooper escort got stuck at a difficult railroad crossing with time enough to warn train dispatchers, but there's indication...[...]
Mar 24, 2015 10:06am | 12 views | source: Yahoo

Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash
virginia | I-95 |
95
A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a railroad crossing with time enough to alert approaching trains, but there's no indication that Amtrak was warned before a passenger train crashed into the truck...[...]
Mar 22, 2015 07:26am | 22 views | source: Yahoo

Rail agency's new head draws kudos, despite string of crashes - Boston Globe
virginia | Us |
Boston Globe (subscription)WASHINGTON - After a string of deadly train crashes, a pair of angry US senators stood in New York City's Grand Central Terminal four months ago to denounce the Federal Railroad Administration as a ''lawless agency, a rogue[...]
Mar 22, 2015 04:51am | 10 views | source: Yahoo

Virginia, CSX offer advice for crude-by-rail accidents - Daily Press
riverside | california |
A big lesson from the crude oil train that derailed in Lynchburg last April, sparked a raging fire and spilled fuel into the James River is this: Get ready for the next one. Not that emergency response experts are predicting another derailment in ...[...]
Mar 21, 2015 00:09am | 16 views | source: Google / Daily Press

Seminar on oil trail crashes set
pennsylvania |
With at least one tanker train a day passing through Montgomery County bearing millions of gallons of Bakken crude oil, emergency officials hope to capitalize on the hard-won knowledge gained by their West Virginia counterparts during the latest oil-[...]
Mar 20, 2015 11:33am | 13 views | source: Yahoo

Tanker cars still burning, burning questions about oil transport
montana |
Oil tanker cars, of a supposedly new and safe design, continued to burn Wednesday along a West Virginia river, where 14 cars of a 109-car CSX train carrying Bakken crude oil from North Dakota derailed two days ago in a fiery inferno. The West Virgini[...]
Mar 19, 2015 12:58pm | 41 views | source: Yahoo

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1 car accident
Afton | Virginia | 1-64 Mm 93 East Bound
1 car speeding down the mountain runns off the road into the median and crashes into restraint fence in center of median throw gravel into oncoming lanes busting out windshields of east bound trffic[...]
| By rick | 435 views |


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