Train accident causes bridge collapse in Missouri

Posted on May 26, 2013 • Filed under: Tourists Injured, Travel News, United-States reports that a Missouri highway overpass that partially collapsed when rail cars smashed into one of its support pillars after a cargo train collision was about 15 years old and in good condition but just couldn’t withstand the impact, a sheriff said. Seven people in two cars on the bridge overpass were injured, none seriously, when two 40-foot sections of the overpass crumpled before dawn Saturday. Read article

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