March 8, 2017

An Echo Tourbus carrying senior citizens to a Biloxi casino in Mississippi bottoms-out at the Railroad Grade Crossing and is hit by an oncoming CSX cargo train.  The bus was pushed 300 feet by the train’s locomotive before coming to a stop. The grade crossing has signs which indicate the crossing has “a steep embankment” and “low ground clearance”. Multiple fatalities are being reported. There are also many reports of numerous similar incidents at this railroad grade crossing.

AP reports grade crossing is not level

Bus Train accident repeat of similar incidents at crossing