Train Wrecks Parade Float, Kills 4 Retired Servicemen

A freight train plowed into a parade float that had wounded veterans and their spouses sitting on top waving at onlookers Thursday evening. Authorities have since been able to confirm the death of four servicemen aboard the float; two servicemen gave their lives to save their wives from the unforgiving locomotive. Investigators are looking into […]

Trolley On Market Street Hits Pedestrian In San Francisco

An F-Line trolley hit a pedestrian this morning near the intersection of Seventh and Market, The San Francisco Chronicle reports. Battalion Chief Mike Bryant said firefighters received a report that a man was under the train at approximately 10:00 a.m. on June 8, 2012. Crews had passengers leave the trolley before they lifted it on […]

Man’s Arm Severed by Freight Train

A man was hit by a freight train in Santa Fe Springs on Wednesday morning was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his severed arm, according to officials. The man was severely injured and was found by police officials walking on the railroad tracks near the area of Rosecrans and Marquardt avenues just […]

Compton Man Struck by Metrolink Train

An accident on Monday halted service on the Blue Line in Compton when a 20-year-old man fell and died on the train tracks. The collision occurred at about 3 p.m. near the Del Amo Blue Line station near Santa Fe Avenue. The man died upon impact and was pronounced dead at the scene. There was […]