MetroLink Crash – $500 Millionby Team Goelji on January 31, 2010
After Tanker vs Bridge next in our countdown for the World’s Most Expensive Accident in History comes
#8 Most Expensive Accidents in History
On September 12, 2008, in what was one of the worst train crashes in California history, 25 people were killed when a Metrolink commuter train crashed head-on into a Union Pacific freight train in Los Angeles. It is thought that the Metrolink train may have run through a red signal while the conductor was busy text messaging. Wrongful death lawsuits are expected to cause $500 million in losses for Metrolink.
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