Currents Home
Home

Articles

Gallery

Free Newsletter

Book Shop

Links

Site Map

Help Page

Search


Make your voice heard at the Danger Ahead! Forum

Sound off about this item


Currents

Currents
   

Hidden Dangers - 20% DISCOUNT

USA:
Teenager dies as CSX coal train demolishes house

  : Sunday January 30, 2000
  An 80 car coal train derailed on Sunday January 30 and crashed into a house killing on and injuring
Bloomington
photo : AP

injuring four other occupants.

Thirty-six of the cars, each laden with 120 tons of coal left the rails in the accident which occurred at 06:30. At least one struck the house in Bloomington, Maryland. The force of the impact pushed the house off its foundations.

A teenage boy was killed in the impact. His body was found in the destroyed living room after a search lasting for about 12 hours using sniffer dogs. The teenager's mother was seriously injured. Her eighteen year old daughter and a man and his daughter recieved less serious injuries.

The cause of the derailment is unknown.


Join the discussion

Web sources:
Rescue workers sift through the wreckage at the site of a coal train derailment
Excite 30/01/2000


Links

CSXT


Current
Head on collision kills 31 in Indonesia
02 Sep 2001
Nothing
At least 8 killed in Belgian Train Crash
27 Mar 2001
Nothing
Train carrying empty nuclear flasks derailed
02 Mar 2001
Nothing
SELBY: Crash death toll "may be lower"
02 Mar 2001
Nothing
UK: Selby-13 dead in Selby train crash
28 Feb 2001
Nothing
UK: Several feared injured in Yorkshire train crash
28 Feb 2001
Nothing
COMMENT: Push - Pull - the Hidden Dangers
by R H State
Nothing

Seven days . . .
. . . web focus on rail safety and accidents in the last week
Search

Search currents
    
powered by FreeFind

Site search

Erik's Rail News
ERN Headlines

Accidents   Features     7 Days   Gallery   Bookshop   SignalPost   Newsletter   Postcards   Guestbook   Forum   Links   Map   Search   Contact

Click Here!

This file last updated: Friday, 04-Feb-2000 16:11:41 EST
Copyright © David Fry 1999