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Train Collides with Car on Tracks in Moore, Oklahoma

by Jonathan

Simple physics tells us that the larger and heavier a vehicle is, the more damage it will cause in a collision. That’s why, when a train and a car collide, the outcome usually isn’t favorable for the car or its occupants. A man in Moore, Oklahoma, defied odds Monday after his car was struck by a train at a railroad crossing.

News Channel 4 reports that the collision occurred around 11:00 AM at the track crossing near the intersection of Santa Fe and Main. According to the train’s conductor and other witnesses, the driver of the vehicle attempted to maneuver through the cross-arm barriers that had dropped as the train approached. The train smashed into the vehicle’s passenger side and wrapped the car around the front end of the train. The driver was transported to the local hospital in critical condition.

Moore Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Jeremy Lewis stated that once the crossing arms at a train intersection drop, all traffic must stop, for the safety of both those aboard the train and in the car. Because cross-arm barriers and lights at train intersections sometimes fail to work for numerous reasons, extra precaution should always be taken while driving through a track crossing. Drivers should roll down windows and listen as well as look for oncoming trains.

The Oklahoma Train Accident Attorneys with J. Colbert Injury Lawyers encourage drivers to exercise caution at railroad track crossings. Contact them immediately if you have been injured in a collision with a train.

Tulsa train accident kills postal worker

by Jonathan

Postal workers endure all kinds of risks and conditions on the job. Weather, cars, and animals all pose a threat to postal workers.

However, according to the Daily Reporter, one postal worker was killed in a Tulsa train accident at 11th and Harrison streets when he was struck.

The postal worker, 57, died at a hospital following the Tulsa train accident.

The Tulsa train accident is still under investigation, so authorities would not comment on the cause of the crash. However, the accident could lead to a Tulsa worker’s compensation case.

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Tulsa train accident kills driver

by Jonathan

Getting stopped at a railroad crossing while a train passes can be annoying, but the flashing lights and guards are there to protect us. Unfortunately, those safety features may not have been working.

One man was killed in a Tulsa train accident when his vehicle struck a moving train, according to News On 6.

According to authorities, police officers were warned of a broken signal arm at the crossing where the crash happened ten minutes before the Tulsa train accident occurred.

When authorities arrived at the scene, they found the driver of the vehicle ejected and far from the site of the Tulsa train accident. His vehicle was lodged under the train with debris scattered at the scene.

The Tulsa train accident is still under investigation.

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Do you think this Tulsa train accident wouldn’t have happened if the signals were working?

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Oklahoma train accident causes man’s death

by Jonathan

Trains still play a vital role in transportation and commerce in this country; therefore, drivers and pedestrians must still be precautious in driving and walking on or near train tracks.

Unfortunately, one man has died after an apparent Oklahoma train accident, KFOR reports.

The Oklahoma train accident injury victim was found after falling and becoming stuck between cars of the train where he bled to death. Authorities found the man, but he died at the scene shortly after being rescued.

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