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Preliminary report released 14 July 2006

Summary

At about 0714 on 25 May 2006 a Kenworth K100E truck and dog trailer, loaded with 30 tonnes of citrus pulp, collided with the second locomotive of freight train 4AM3 at the Lismore to Skipton Road level crossing, Lismore, Victoria.

As a consequence of this collision the second and third locomotives, and 41 of the trains 64 wagons were derailed. The driver of the truck was fatally injured in the collision.

Previously released preliminary rail recommendation [ RR20060034 ]

 
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