Sept 25 Three freight trains collided near
Amarillo, Texas, on Wednesday, injuring four crew members, two
of them critically, a railroad spokesman said.
The collision involved trains belonging to Burlington
Northern Santa Fe Railway, said company spokesman Joseph Faust.
The company, owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc, operates
one of the largest freight transportation networks in the United
At least 30 rail cars were derailed, Faust said. It was not
immediately clear what cargo the trains were carrying, but he
said there was no risk of hazardous materials being spilled.
Two crew members were transported to a hospital with
critical injuries, and two others with injuries that were not
life-threatening, he said.