Tag: train-crash

Hoboken Crash Victim Identified: Fabiola Bittar de Kroon [VIDEO]

The sole fatality of Thursday morning’s train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, was identified as 34-year-old mother Fabiola Bittar de Kroon. According to ABC 7 New York, de Kroon had recently moved from Brazil to New Jersey for her husband’s career and was killed while standing on the platform when debris fell from above after…

At Least 3 Dead In Hoboken, New Jersey Train Crash

A train has crashed into a rail station in New Jersey, causing serious damage. TV footage and photos from the scene Thursday morning show damage to the rail car and extensive structural damage to the station. Radio station WFAN anchor John Minko told New York radio station WINS that the train “went right through the…

Two Dead, Dozen Injured In Amtrak Train [VIDEO]

An Amtrak train carrying about 330 passengers derailed on Sunday just south of Philadelphia, killing two people and injuring 35 others. The train, which was traveling from New York to Savannah, Georgia, struck a backhoe on the tracks in Chester, according to Chester Fire Commissioner Travis Thomas. Two Amtrak employees were killed and 35 people…

SF Train Derails, Plunges Into Creek [VIDEO]

Nine people were injured Monday night when a Bay Area commuter train derailed in a heavy rainstorm and fell into a swollen creek after it struck a tree that had fallen onto tracks. Authorities at the Sunol, California, crash scene said it was β€œan absolute miracle” that no one was killed, though four passengers sustained…

Car, Amtrak Train Collide in Missouri [VIDEO]

Local news sources report that a car crashed into an Amtrak train in St. Louis County on Monday, injuring at least two people around 6 a.m. There was a large emergency response to the scene, where at least one person was still trapped after the incident. Scarce details were immediately available.

Several Killed in German Train Crash [VIDEO]

German police said at least nine people were killed and as many as 150 others were injured when two passenger trains collided head-on in Bavaria early Tuesday. Nearly 50 of the people who were wounded suffered β€œsevere” injuries, police said. The crash happened at Bad Aibling, a town about 37 miles southeast of Munich. One…

Amtrak Resumes NYC to Philly Service [VIDEO]

Amtrak service between Philadelphia and New York City resumed Monday morning, six days after a train derailed and killed eight people and injured 200 others. β€œOur infrastructure repairs have been made with the utmost care and emphasis on infrastructure integrity, including complete compliance with Federal Railroad Administration directives,” said Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman…

FBI to investigate Amtrak Train Likely Hit By Rock [VIDEO]

The FBI will meet with transportation investigators Monday to examine the damaged windshield of an Amtrak locomotive that derailed in Philadelphia, to help determine what struck the train just before the fatal wreck. The mystery surrounding the crash deepened late last week after an assistant conductor told investigators the train may have been hit by…

400 feet of third rail sliced through train in Metro-North crash [VIDEO]

Some 400 feet of electrified rail sliced through the first car of a Metro-North train after it hit an SUV stalled on Valhalla, NY, tracks on Tuesday, the National Safety Board said Wednesday. The rail burned the entire interior of the train car and killed 5 passengers. Photo: A Metro-North train struck a car, sparking…

VIA Train And Ottawa City Bus Crash During Morning Commute – Now 7 Dead

VIA Train And Ottawa City Bus Crash During Morning Commute At Least 5 Dead

At least people are dead after a Via Rail train and an Ottawa city collided in the city’s southwest end Wednesday morning. The front end of the double-decker OC Transpo bus is severely damaged, images from the scene near Woodroffe Avenue and Fallowfield Road show. Witnesses say at the front part of the bus was…

Woman Steals Train, Crashes Into Building

A woman stole the keys to a train in Sweden and proceeded to crash the train into a building. The woman was injured and taken to a hospital. There were no reports of any injuries in the building. Officials are investigating how the woman obtained keys to the train. NBC News