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We have a great transit system in Washington DC. We have the Metro Trains and Metro Buses. There are times when people make catastrophic mistakes. When you are operating at train or bus, it magnifies the injuries. I tried a case that happened on 16th street with over 40 people who were injured. There were many lawyers involved in the case. I was elected to try the case. If you need an experienced lawyer to represent you in a Metro train or Metro bus case, call Clark and Steinhorn at (301 ...
At Lewis & Tompkins, injured residents of Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia can find the highest caliber of legal expertise. For more than four decades, our law firm has had one focus - helping the injured and their families make the best of bad situations involving car accidents, insurance claims, medical malpractice, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, motorcycle and truck accidents, train and metro rail accidents, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, defective products, wrongful ...
After the tragic Metro train crush accident in Washington, DC, I went out and spoke to passangers at the Columbia Heights station. Carlos in DC blog ,
Watch and see what a WMATA train controller sees real time as a train travels through a section of track where the track circuit has been turned off for repair. ... WMATA metro subway train bus washington dc tourist accident crash controller
WUSA interviews Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689 President Jackie Jeter on revelations that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority may have been less than forthright on disclosing current and past potential safety problems on the Washington, DC area Metrorail system.
This is the area that the DC Metro Accident in June 2009 happened. Our hearts go out to the families and friends of those that were injured or died in this tragedy.
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Teen: Video Shows Metro Operator Asleep FOX 5 Exclusive: Train Operator Caught on Tape WASHINGTON, DC - A 14-year-old Metro passenger captured stunning footage on the Green Line in Maryland. Gregory Thomas said he was riding the line June 18 and witnessed the train operator asleep at the controls. With his mother's permission, Gregory spoke exclusively with FOX 5's Will Thomas. "At firs More..t he's dozing off then, he's not in a full sleep. I see him start to doze off and his head going ...
Train operator asleep at the controls. A 14-year-old Metro passenger who captured the stunning footage said: "At first he's dozing off then, he's now in a full sleep. I see him start to doze off and his head going limp."
The General Manager for the subway system in Washington, DC says trains may operate on manual control for the next year or more. This change comes after a deadly crash last week where nine people died. (July 1) ... metro crash deadly forces changes subway
The Bible tells us there's more to human existence than just a brief physical lifespan. Almighty God, our Creator, has a purpose in the life of every human being. Isn't it time you learned about that purpose? www.gnmagazine.org
Rescue workers going through the wreckage of Monday's deadly Metro train crash in Washington, trying to help wounded passengers.The crash killed 9 people.
The Associated Press has new video of rescue workers going through the wreckage of Monday's deadly Metro train crash in Washington, trying to help wounded passengers.The crash killed 9 people. (June 25)
Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689 President Jackie Jeter demands that WMATA place the old 1000 series cars in the middle of trains until they are replaced, permit operators to determine the safe speed to operate at instead of a mandatory speed and that all trains be operated manually.
June 23 mayor of DC talks to press 5pm from my new video iphone 3gs
CSPAN 06 24 2009 10 10 46 On Monday evening, as millions of Americans were making their daily commute home, tragedy struck in our nation's Capital. The collision outside of the station in Northeast Washington, the worst in the 33-year history of Washington's metro system, claimed the lives of nine people and left more than 80 injured...
A transit train smashed into the rear of another at the height of Washington DC Monday evening rush hour, killing at least nine people and injuring scores of others.
www.skynews.com An investigation is getting underway into how two subway trains crashed in Washington DC Seven people died in the worst rail accident in the city's history. Sky's Greg Milam reports.
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Washington DC Mayor Adrian Fenty lowered the number of fatalities in Monday's Washington subway system accident to seven, instead of the nine reported earlier. (June 23)
Two metro trains slammed into each other killing at least six people and injuringseveral others at Washington DC
A transit train smashed into the rear of another at the height of Washington DC Monday evening rush hour, killing at least six people and injuring scores of others as the front end of the trailing train jackknifed violently into the air and fell atop the first.
Raw footage of the rescue efforts & reactions after two Metro trains collided in North East Washington, DC Monday June 22, 2009.
Fox 5 Washington DC - Metro Red Line Train Crash footage 6/22/09
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Witnesses describe the chaos that ensued after immediately after one Metro train in Washington, DC slammed into another. With at least 6 killed, local officials are calling it the deadliest accident in the system's history. (June 22) ... metro train witnesses witness crash sounded explosion
Two trains collide and derail near Washington DC
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When asked by Larry King if she plans on taking a train again, Metro crash survivor Jasmine Garsd says she'll settle for a taxi. "It's going to be difficult to get back on a train again."
WASHINGTON - One Metro transit train smashed into the rear of another at the height of the capital city's Monday evening rush hour, killing at least six people and injuring scores of others as cars of the trailing train jackknifed violently into the air and fell atop the first
A rush-hour collision today (6/22/09) between two Metro trains north of downtown Washington, DC, killed at least six people and injured 70 others. The collision happened around 5pm. Mayor Adrian Fenty, "deadliest crash in the history of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, known as Metro." Rest in Peace Victims of DC Metro Crash (6/22/09). Sources: Associated Press URL:www.cnn.com Video Sources: www.thebostonchannel.com (Boston Channel.) (CNN)-www.cnn.com...
9 dead and over 70 injured in Metro crash on the red line in Washington DC wjz.com Images 1-9: FOX Image 10: Huffinton Post My thoughts: Pretty horrible. I still can't believe derailments like this happen. Isn't a train the safest vehicle to ride? I sure hope this isn't another texting incident or some sort of human error. On Long Island, I'd say derailments happen every 4-6 months.
Fatal Washington, DC Metro Train collision that occurred on June 22nd, 2009.
A female train operator and at least 3 other people were killed Monday in a rush-hour collision between two Metro transit trains in Washington, DC (June 22)
Four people were killed and scores more injured Monday in a rush-hour collision between two metro trains in the US capital, Washington's Mayor Adrian Fenty told reporters. DC Metro Red Line Train Crash: 4 Confirmed Dead, 70 Injured
www.LarryPretlow-DC.com: I travel by METRO on a regular basis when I'm home in DC! Today (MON) at 03:45pm I had just rode the RED Line from Judiciary Square to Gallery Place! My Aunt also works for WMATA and is a former Metro Train Operator. -- As of 8:30PM Six people were killed and 70 more injured Monday in a rush-hour collision between two metro trains in the US capital, Washington's Mayor Adrian Fenty told reporters. DC Metro Red Line Train Crash: 4 Confirmed Dead, 70 Injured...
Washington, DC Mayor Adrian Fenty comments on the deadly crash of two Metro commuter trains. (June 22)
June 22, 2009: Two Metro transit trains collided at the height of the Monday evening rush hour, killing at least four people, including a female train operator, and severely injuring others as cars of one train jackknifed into the air and fell atop the other. The mayor of Washington, DC, confirmed the four dead. Mayor Adrian Fenty says that would make it the deadliest accident in the history of the Metro train system. According to an emergency rescue official, two other people have life ...
Passenger describes what happened when two Metro trains collided between stations north of downtown Washington, DC, during afternoon rush hour Monday, killing at least four people, CNN has confirmed. The crash occurred just before 5 pm on an above-ground track on the Red Line near Takoma Park, Maryland. At least nine people have been hurt, a Metro representative said, according to CNN affiliate WJLA.
WASHINGTON (June 22) - Two Metro transit trains collided at the height of the Monday evening rush hour, killing at least two people and severely injuring others as cars of one train jackknifed into the air and fell atop the other. District of Columbia fire spokesman Alan Etter said crews were cutting apart the trains to get people out in what he described as a "mass casualty event." Rescue workers propped steel ladders up to the upper train cars to help survivors escape. Seats from the ...
Metro officials say a six-car train has collided with another train and derailed near the Washington, DC, and Maryland border. Four people are confirmed dead. Washington's Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said that one of the fatalities was a female train operator. According to Washington Fire Chief Dennis Rubin, emergency services treated 70 patients. Fifty were considered "green" in the triage system set up at the scene, meaning that they had minor injuries and were generally ambulatory ...
WASHINGTON Two Metro transit trains collided at the height of the Monday evening rush hour, killing at least two people and severely injuring others as cars of one train jackknifed into the air and fell atop the other. District of Columbia fire spokesman Alan Etter said crews were cutting apart the trains to get people out in what he described as a "mass casualty event." Rescue workers propped steel ladders up to the upper train cars to help survivors escape. Seats from the smashed cars had ...
Two commuter trains collide in Washington, DC killing and injuring passengers. June 22, 2009.
Metro General Manager John Catoe discusses the crash of two commuter trains in Washington, DC (June 22)
FOX News Special Report -- June 22, 2009 crash of two subway trains in Washington DC
...The National Transportation Safety Board took charge of the investigation and sent a team to the site of the worst accident in the Metro system's 33-year history. DC police and the FBI also had investigators at the scene to help search the wreckage for any...
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Nevada Senator Harry Reid began National Police Week by memorializing James Manor, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer who last week lost his life in a tragic car accident while responding to an emergency call. Reid related Manors sacrifice to that of all peace officers who put their lives on the line to keep our streets safe and our country secure. "National Police Week is a time to recognize the service and sacrifice of law enforcement personnel, especially those who lost their lives ...
A COLD RECEPTION FOR FENTY & FRIENDS Dozens of labor and community activists defied snow and below-freezing temperatures Saturday night to protest Mayor Fenty's record of exclusion and Grinch-like behavior towards workers and the DC community. "Wealthy developers are throwing the Mayor a birthday party across the street, but he has not given the residents of this city a reason to celebrate," said Metro Council President Jos Williams. "While they feast on champagne and caviar, there are ...
TO THEIR LOVED ONES. BETH KNOX SOT: Because weve handed it over to a profession and to strangers, were no longer involved. MELISSE HINKLE, REPORTER STAND UP: WE CALLED 25 FUNERAL HOMES IN THE WASHINGTON, DC METROPOLITAN AREA. REACTION FROM MORTICIANS WAS MIXED. SOME SAY THEYVE NEVER HEARD OF HOME FUNERALS, OTHERS SAY THEYD SUPPORT A FAMILY WHO WANTED ONE. A FEW ARE AGAINST THE PRACTICE. SOT RONALD TAYLOR II, FUNERAL DIRECTOR: Im more opposed to it because theres a lot that can go wrong. ...