Amtrak train with 243 passengers derails in Missouri after hitting dump truck; fatalities reported

6/28/2022 12:34:00 AM

The train, en route from Los Angeles to Chicago, had 243 passengers on board.

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An Amtrak train with 243 passengers derailed in Missouri after hitting a dump truck; injuries have been reported. Latest:

The train, en route from Los Angeles to Chicago, had 243 passengers on board.

MENDON, Mo. -- An Amtrak train has derailed after hitting a"truck that was obstructing a public crossing" in Mendon, Missouri, according to Amtrak.Eight passenger cars and two locomotives, which is where the engines are, derailed at about 12:42 p.m. local time, Amtrak said.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Cpl. Justin Dunn told ABC News Columbia, Missouri, affiliatethat there were fatalities, but didn't have an exact number.Other injuries have been reported but it was not immediately clear how many, Amtrak said.More News Videos

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Amtrak train with 243 passengers traveling from LA derails in Missouri after hitting dump truckBREAKING NEWS: Several cars of an Amtrak train traveling from Los Angeles derailed after hitting a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri, Amtrak said. Rail crossings remain one of the riskiest parts of. Rail travel. Critical drivers exercise care and caution even in rural areas. Truck drivers need to be especially aware of their routes and avoid the potential for high centering. Dang, super scary! leftwingdomesticterrorists I’m seriously so confused…how does a driver not see a train coming? Was the crossing near a bend? The only possible explanation that makes sense to me is if the driver was suicidal or under the influence. This is so sad. Thank God the death count wasn’t higher.

Amtrak train derails in Missouri after striking dump truckInjuries reported after “several cars derailed” on an Amtrak train after the train struck a dump truck in Mendon, Missouri, officials say.

Amtrak Train Headed for Chicago Hits Dump Truck in Missouri; Injuries ReportedSeveral cars derailed Monday after an Amtrak train struck a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri, Amtrak said in a news release. The train was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago with about 243 passengers, and there were “early reports of injuries,” according to the release. Mendon is about 115 miles northeast of Kansas City. This is…

Amtrak Train Hits Dump Truck, Derails in Missouri; Injuries ReportedSeveral cars derailed Monday after an Amtrak train struck a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri, Amtrak said in a news release. The train was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago with about 243 passengers, and there were “early reports of injuries,” according to the release. Mendon is about 115 miles northeast of Kansas City. This is…

Amtrak train derails in Missouri with several injuries after hitting dump truckThe train was heading to Chicago from Los Angeles, according to Amtrak. FOX13

Amtrak Train Collides With Dump Truck, Derails In MissouriSome people aboard were injured, but it was not immediately clear how many, according to Amtrak and local officials.

Email MENDON, Mo.MENDON, Mo.Link copied June 27, 2022, 7:46 PM UTC By Antonio Planas An Amtrak train derailed Monday afternoon after striking a dump truck in Mendon, Missouri, officials said.There were more than 200 passengers on the train Published 19 mins ago Updated 2 mins ago Stefani Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images Several cars derailed Monday after an Amtrak train struck a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri, Amtrak said in a news release.

-- An Amtrak train has derailed after hitting a"truck that was obstructing a public crossing" in Mendon, Missouri, according to Amtrak. Eight passenger cars and two locomotives, which is where the engines are, derailed at about 12:42 p. Injuries have been reported but it was not immediately clear how many, Amtrak said.m. Mendon is about 115 miles northeast of Kansas City. local time, Amtrak said.m. Missouri State Highway Patrol Cpl.

Justin Dunn told ABC News Columbia, Missouri, affiliate that there were fatalities, but didn't have an exact number. WATCH NOW | ABC7 Los Angeles 24x7 Streaming channel Mendon is about 100 miles northeast from Kansas City, Missouri. This is a developing story, please check back for updates. Other injuries have been reported but it was not immediately clear how many, Amtrak said. More News Videos Passenger Rob Nightingale describes what happened when his car tipped to the side during an Amtrak train derailment in Mendon, Missouri. This is a developing story. Passenger Rob Nightingale, 58, told ABC News Live his car tipped to the side and he climbed through a window to escape. He said he saw a little girl crying and her family trying to comfort her..

Nightingale said he saw some people covered in blood. The train was en route from Los Angeles to Chicago with 243 passengers and 12 crew members on board at the time of the crash, Amtrak said. .