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Accident Accounts

(2 Killed, 36 Injured)

1863-1890

June 29, 1874

High Street at Columbus Union Depot - Columbus Street Railway Co. horsecar struck by a train. One passenger injured. - Newspaper

July 20, 1874

North High Street - North Columbus Street Railway steam dummy pushing two streetcars hit horses. Five passengers injured. - Newspaper

1890-1900

June 15, 1900

Cleveland Avenue - a Columbus Railway & Light Co. streetcar rear ended a stopped streetcar. Five persons were injured. - Newspaper

Aug. 5, 1900

N. High Street - a Columbus Railway & Light Co. streetcar struck a horse drawn wagon. Ten persons were injured. - Newspaper

Oct. 30, 1900

W Broad Street - A Hocking Valley Railway cut of cars struck a Columbus Railway & Light Co. streetcar. One person died, three persons were injured. - Newspaper

Nov. 25, 1900

Livingston Avenue - a Columbus Railway & Light Co. streetcar struck a horse drawn buggy. - The horse died. Newspaper

1901-1920

Oct. 1, 1902

W Broad Street - a Columbus Railway & Light Co. streetcar struck a PRR freight train crossing West Broad Street. Eight persons were injured. - Newspaper

Oct. 1, 1907

Town Street - a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad passenger train struck and demolished a CRP&L Co. streetcar. There were no injuries - Newspaper

Aug. 27, 1912

West Broad Street - a Columbus Railway Power & Light streetcar struck a fire truck. One fireman was killed and one injured - Newspaper

Mar. 27, 1914

High Street - The new double-deck streetcar struck an automobile. There were three injuries - Newspaper

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