Accident Investigations

HQ-2018-1276 (Finalized)

  • 16
  • Jun
  • 2018
ACCIDENT TYPE: Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Incident (HRX)
LOCATION: Tilton, AR
RAILROAD: Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP)
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations, Grade Crossings
KEYWORDS: Accident, Railroad Crossings, UP, Union Pacific, Grade Crossing
ABSTRACT: On June 16, 2018, at 5:29 p.m., CST, a Union Pacific Railroad (UP) freight train (ZG4MQB 16) with 3 engines and 73 cars traveling timetable south (geographical south) collided with a westbound automobile that drove across a private crossing, resulting in the death of all 4 occupants of the automobile. The train crew did not suffer any injuries.
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