Transportation Accident

A significant crash or accident involving an air, land or water-based commercial passenger carrier.

  • A significant transportation accident is one which results in multiple deaths or injuries, which has an economic impact on the community, or causes large scale collateral damage.
  • Massive traffic pileups on highways, plane crashes, and train derailments are examples of significant transportation accidents.
  • Response to a routine transportation incident is primarily from local police, fire and public service. A significant event may also include state and federal agencies.