A CSX freight train reportedly carrying 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, dumping at least some of its load on the ground surrounding the tracks, according to the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department.
The destructive collision of a 477-foot tanker with a coal pier in Baltimore in 2012 that cost millions of dollars in damages, injured a dockworker and sparked litigation was likely caused by the "high rate of speed" at which operators were turning the Wawasan Ruby into Curtis Creek, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
In addition to his "inattention" to what was in front of him on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge — including Morgan Jade Lake traveling at 4 mph in her Chrysler Sebring — it was Gabor Lovasz's "unfamiliarity with the area and lack of knowledge that traffic routinely slows on the eastbound span of the bridge" that ultimately caused the crash July 19, according to a final report released Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board.
The driver of a tractor-trailer that collided with a car on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in July, sending the car and its 23-year-old driver over a guard rail and into the water below, has been charged with four separate traffic violations, Maryland Transportation Authority Police announced Thursday.
The derailment of a CSX Transportation train and the resulting deaths of two college students one year ago in Ellicott City are now woven in the fabric of the town, which has provided the women's bereft parents with tremendous support, the parents said.
The foreign trucker who struck a woman's car on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge last month and sent it plunging into the water was momentarily distracted before the crash, according to a preliminary report on the accident released Monday.
The mother of a 3-year-old boy killed in a northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash last month filed the first lawsuit in the accident Friday, seeking unspecified damages from two aviation companies and the pilot's estate.
Almost a year after the CSX train derailment in Ellicott City that took the lives of two young women, the community is planning a memorial run — 2 Miles for 2 Hearts — to raise money for memorial scholarships and to dedicate two park benches in Rose Mayr's and Elizabeth Nass' names.
The pilot involved in a fatal northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash that killed five people, including three Marylanders, didn't follow federal regulations when planning and making the flight, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report.
Plumsteadville, Pa. — Spilling out from a helicopter door, rose petals and delicate purple and blue flowers rained down on hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday to remember Towson pilot David E. Jenny Jr.
While authorities haven't disclosed who was flying the helicopter that crashed Saturday in Pennsylvania, killing five, David Jenny, 30, was the only certified pilot on board. He was recalled by family and associates as an adventurous man who loved to fly.
Crash experts from the National Transportation Safety Board were at a Glen Burnie salvage yard Thursday morning to look at the three vehicles involved in the Bay Bridge accident that catapulted a young woman and her car into the water.
The region's largest automobile club is calling on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate Friday's crash on the Bay Bridge that catapulted a car and its driver 27 feet into the Chesapeake Bay.
Several witnesses to the plane crash that killed two Ocean City police officers on June 30 reported seeing the aircraft spiraling toward the water intact, then hitting the water in a "belly flop," according to an initial report on the crash released by federal investigators.
The trash truck driver who police said caused the train derailment in Rosedale that triggered a fire and explosion said he slowed and looked as he approached the tracks but never saw or heard the CSX locomotive.