• Walter Grant

Train Accident in NY the Latest in Recent Trend


On Tuesday, March 5, 2017, there was a CXS train that was derailed after hitting a steel company’s forklift. The train was on its way from Albany, New York, headed to Georgia. The accident happened near the Hudson River, in Newburgh, just north of New York City.

According to WCTV news, two crew members on board were slightly injured, but the worker that was on the forklift jumped off to safety. There were 77 train cars, and some of the tanks were filled with sulfuric acid. “CSX says no hazardous materials leaked from any of the tank cars.

”Lately there have been multiple train crashes, even though all of the trains haven’t derailed. For example, there was a charter bus hit by a train in Mississippi. According to FOX13NOW, there was a women hit by a train in Salt Lake City. SLCPD say that they know the women’s identity, but are not releasing it.On Tuesday, March 5, 2017, there was a CXS train that was derailed after hitting a steel company’s forklift. The train was on its way from Albany, New York, headed to Georgia. The accident happened near the Hudson River, in Newburgh, just north of New York City.

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