Accident Investigations

HQ-2014-1028 (Finalized)

  • 18
  • Nov
  • 2014
ACCIDENT TYPE: Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Incident (HRX)
LOCATION: Kalamazoo, MI
RAILROAD: Amtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corporation) (ATK)
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations, Highway-Rail Grade Crossings
KEYWORDS: Accident Investigations, Highway-Rail Grade Crossings
ABSTRACT: On November 18, 2014, at approximately 4:36 p.m., EST, Amtrak Passenger Train Number 352 operating eastbound from Chicago, Illinois, to Battle Creek, Michigan, struck an occupied automobile on the 11th Street South public highway-rail grade crossing. The accident occurred in the Township of Oshtemo, Michigan, at Milepost 147.7 on the Amtrak Michigan Subdivision.
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