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

Connersville, IN
United States

Accident Number
Investigation Status
Subject Accident Investigations
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