Archive for May, 2017

No Injuries in Central Illinois Freight Train Derailment

May 17, 2017 | News Channel 20| ELKHART, Ill (WICS/WRSP) — Emergency crews are on the scene of a train derailment in Elkhart. Crews were called to the scene around 10:15 p.m. Monday, with five different fire departments responding. Of the 77 car freight train, 18 cars are either derailed or off the tracks. Union Pacific […]

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Trains collide near Greenwood causing derailment

Trains collide near Greenwood causing derailment

May 1, 2017 | WTVA |LEFLORE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) — Trains collided Sunday near Money sending 10 to 12 cars off the tracks and causing a fire. Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks says the collision was caused by a miscommunication when switching trains.  He adds that weather did not play a role in what happened. […]