Truck driver sues BNSF over collision with alleged “uncontrolled” railcars (with video)

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Published by iTrucker at 08 Oct

Truck driver sues BNSF over collision with alleged “uncontrolled” railcars (with video)

Story by: Clarissa Hawes @FreightWaves I

A Kansas truck driver has filed a lawsuit against BNSF Railway Company (NYSE: BRK), alleging negligence, after his tractor-trailer collided with railcars after leaving a grain elevator near Greenfield, Missouri.

Brandan Bunnel, a truck driver for Bunnel Trucking LLC of Colony, Kansas, filed suit on October 3  in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, claiming he continues to suffer from “serious and life-altering injuries” after being struck by two BNSF railcars at a railroad crossing on April 5, 2018.

He is suing BNSF, which operates one of the largest railroad networks in North America, for more than $75,000 in damages stemming from the collision.

BNSF did not respond to FreightWaves’ request for comment as of press time on Monday. According to Hawes

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Source and credits: freightwaves.com / Clarissa Hawes  /  iTrucker  / Mario Pawlowski  

 

 

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