Fatal Train Collision In Alton, Illinois

There was a fatal Southern Illinois train accident Sunday (March 15, 2015) in Alton.  The accident involved an Amtrak train that collided with a pickup truck at the Humbert Road crossing at approximately 9:30 a.m. The driver of the pickup truck, identified as Henry D. Bloodworth, 80, of Alton, was declared dead at the accident scene. …

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Fatal Train Accident In Vandalia, Illinois

There was a fatal Southern Illinois train collision Thursday night (October 30, 2014) in Vandalia, Illinois. This accident happened as a Chrysler Pacifica was attempting to cross the railroad tracks in Vandalia’s Main Street Crossing, when it was struck by a CSX train. There are conflicting accounts as to what led to the accident. Three …

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Train Collides With Car In Marion, Illinois

A freight train hit a car today (February 25, 2014) in Marion, Illinois. Details on the cause of this train collision appear limited at this time. This collision happened at roughly 1:00 p.m., as a Crab Orchard and Egyptian freight train struck the car as it was heading eastbound on Halfway Road. A passenger in …

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Fatal Train Accident In Macoupin County

There was a fatal train accident on Friday (February 14, 2014) when a freight train hit a pickup truck in Macoupin County. Details on this fatal train collision, particularly regarding its cause, appear limited at this time. The accident happened at approximately 11:30 a.m., when the pickup truck was struck.  According to Illinois State Police …

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