Winter weather can wreak havoc in a multitude of ways. Heavy snowfall could result in homes and businesses losing power, and icy conditions can create considerable dangers on the roadways. Many areas that often experience such weather know how to prepare Continue reading “Teen killed in Illinois railroad accident”
Though it may be difficult to think about, fatal accidents are common events. These situations can arise from numerous different scenarios that range from non-motor vehicle incidents to single-car accidents to accidents involving trains. Continue reading “Train accident leads to death of young Illinois man”
In many areas where the distance from a home to a school bus stop is considered short, some parents may allow their children to walk alone. Children are often able to make it to their bus stop in time and complete the journey to school. Unfortunately, there are situations where serious accidents can take place, and a child could become the victim of a train accident.
Being able to get to a location on time, especially in a crowded area, can be difficult for commuters. For this reason and many others, numerous individuals opt to travel by train to get to their destinations. Though using train services can help avoid traffic and are fairly quick means of transportation, the safety of passengers and workers involved are also important. Continue reading “Railroad safety could perhaps be a concern for Illinois residents”
Illinois has its fair share of unguarded railroad crossings all over the state. While, typically, motorists and pedestrians are able to cross without incident, on occasion, a train accident does occur. It is understandable for those who have been negatively affected by such an event to not only question the circumstances surrounding the incident, but also to wonder who may be considered liable as well.
Many people know how much a train crossing at an intersection can delay a commute. Trains could still be considered a rather common form of transport, and many of the intersections have gates, flashing lights and other signals to notify drivers that a train is approaching. Continue reading “Illinois delivery truck driver hit at unguarded railroad crossing”
Car accidents are unfortunately common occurrences. They are depicted through news sources if the results are tragic and many more are left unheard about if they are relatively minor. One type of accident that is less common and tends to always make headlines is train accidents. Continue reading “Federal train accident prediction site launched”