Category Archives: Train Accident & Injuries

Fatal Train – Pedestrian Accident Report in Jacksonville (Duval County) Florida

A tragic train accident / pedestrian accident was reported in Jacksonville, Florida. The Florida Times Union reported that a person was struck by a Northfolk Southern freight train underneath the overpass on University Boulevard near Phillips Highway. Since a death resulted from this incident, a full investigation will be conducted by local, state, and / or federal authorities. Tragically, this is the second railroad related death in the Jacksonville area within the last month. Another person was hit and killed on East Coast Railway tracks at the Emerson Street railroad crossing about a month ago. Railroad safety is vital to … Continue reading

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Florida Train Accident – Daytona Beach Florida Resident Dead After Struck by Train

One person was killed and one child was critically injured after they were struck by a Florida East Coast freight train in Daytona Beach, Florida. Daytona Beach Police Department units and firemen arrived on the scene after a train accident involving two pedestrians was reported. The firefighters found the woman and child about 30 yards north of the railroad crossing arms. The woman was reported dead at the scene. The child was transported to Halifax Medical Center in critical conditions with fractures to the infant’s left side. The accident is still being investigated. If you would like to read more … Continue reading

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