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HQ-2020-1405

Document Series
Accident Investigations
Author
Federal Railroad Administration
Accident Date
Accident Type
Rear End Collision (REC)
Railroad Name
CSX Transportation
Location

Connersville, IN
United States

Accident Number
HQ-2020-1405
Investigation Status
Finalized
Subject Accident Investigations
Keywords
CSX Transportation; Connersville, Indiana; Hi-Rail Vehicle; Failure to Comply With Rules

On December 30, 2020, at 4:55 p.m., EST, eastbound CSX hi-rail inspection truck was operating on the CSX Indianapolis Subdivision at Milepost (MP) BD 71.7, rear-ended a stopped train. The accident occurred in Connersville, Indiana, which is 54 miles east of Indianapolis, Indiana. The operator of the hi-rail vehicle sustained significant injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.


Last updated: Wednesday, December 30, 2020