Amtrak train derails in Missouri after hitting truck, injuries reported
Several cars on an Amtrak train derailed in Mendon, Missouri, on Monday after hitting a dump truck at a crossing and there are early reports of injuries among the approximately 243 passengers on board, Amtrak said in a statement. The train hit the vehicle at a public crossing at 1:42 p.m. as it was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago, Amtrak said. "Local authorities are currently
Amtrak train hits truck and derails in Missouri – video
An Amtrak train has derailed in northern Missouri after hitting a truck at a crossing, the US national passenger railroad service said. There were reports of fatalities and scores of injuries after eight cars derailed. Aerial scenes showed all but one of the eight passenger cars resting fully on their sides, just off a parallel track surrounded by large plots of grass and farmland. Dozens of trucks and cars lined a nearby street and helicopters …
Amtrak train collides with dump truck, derails in Missouri
A passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago derailed in a remote, rural area of Missouri on Monday after hitting a dump truck that was blocking a public crossing, Amtrak said, and some people aboard were injured.