Amtrak Crash In South Carolina Leaves 2 Dead, Over 100 HurtAn Amtrak passenger train hurtling through the early morning darkness Sunday slammed into a freight train parked along a siding in South Carolina, killing two Amtrak crew members and injuring more than 110 people, authorities said.
GOP Lawmakers Put Medical Skills To Work After Train CrashRepublican members of Congress with medical experience put their skills to work after a train carrying dozens of them crashed into a garbage truck in rural Virginia.
I-Team: Texas Commuter Train Slow To Install Required Life-Saving TechnologyThe most-ridden commuter rail line in Texas still does not have a life-saving braking device Congress ordered all trains to install nearly a decade ago.
NTSB: High Speed, Slow Rotor Led To Ellis County Helicopter CrashFederal investigations have concluded that vibration caused by high speed and low rotor rotation speed both led to a Bell Helicopter crash that killed two people south of Dallas.
Official: Doctor Flying Missing Plane May Have Lacked OxygenThe Eighth Coast Guard District, referencing a NORAD report, said Dr. Bill Kinsinger appeared to be suffering from hypoxia, in which the brain is deprived of adequate oxygen.
Amtrak Didn't Wait For System That Could've Prevented WreckThe rush to launch service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost — critical speed-control technology that could have prevented a derailment was not active.
Amtrak Train Speeding 50 MPH Over Limit Before Deadly DerailmentFederal officials confirmed an Amtrak train was hurtling 50 mph over the speed limit when it careened off an overpass south of Seattle, spilling cars onto the highway below and killing at least three people.
Recent NTSB Review: 'Lack Of Strong Safety Culture' At AmtrakOn November 14 of this year the National Transportation Safety Board concluded that a "lack of a strong safety culture was at the heart" of an Amtrak accident that led to the death of two maintenance workers in Chester, PA last year.
Family Of North Texas Teen Killed In A Bus Crash Asks For Safer BusesKeith Pelton says he still remembers exactly where he was sitting that day in their family living room when they learned of their daughter's death. The pain is still raw three years later.
Texas Congressmen Want Pilot Checks After 2016 Balloon CrashA bipartisan bill in Congress would put more regulations on hot air balloon pilots following a Texas crash last year that killed 16 people.
Pilot Of Crashed Texas Balloon Was As Impaired As A Drunk DriverThe pilot in the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history was likely impaired by opioids and sedatives when he ignored weather warnings and flew the ride into a power line.
Feds Mull Tougher Balloon Pilot Rules Year After Texas CrashFederal investigators could urge medical screenings for hot air balloon pilots during a meeting Tuesday in which they're also expected to formally determine what caused the crash of a Texas ride that killed 16 people, the deadliest disaster of its kind in U.S. history.