Train hits bus carrying Texas tourists in Mississippi; 4 die

March 8, 2017 in News

By JEFF AMY and KEVIN MCGILL Associated Press BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – A freight train crashed into a bus full of Texas tourists visiting Gulf Coast casinos, killing four in […]

Commuter train smashes into SUV on tracks, killing 7 people

February 4, 2015 in News

By KILEY ARMSTRONG VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A packed commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle on the tracks at a crossing on Tuesday night, killing seven people, injuring several […]

Blue Springs woman killed in train, car wreck

August 7, 2014 in News

MYRTLE, Mississippi (AP) — A 51-year-old Blue Springs woman has died in a wreck involving a train in Union County. Union County Coroner Pam Bowman says Nina Lyles was pronounced […]

New Orleans-bound Amtrak train collides with 18-wheeler in Holmes County

September 11, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

TCHULA, Mississippi -(AP) — Officials are investigating an accident Tuesday involving Amtrak’s City of New Orleans train and an 18-wheeler in Mississippi.

Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said the train was headed to New Orleans with 152 passengers and 11 crew members when the accident occurred in Holmes County about 9:30 a.m.

Magliari said there were no reports of serious injuries, but a passenger and crew member were taken to local hospitals…