Train crash damages 120 BMW X3, X4, X5 and X6 SUVs in South Carolina

A train crash in South Carolina has damaged 120 BMW X3, X4, X5, and X6 SUVs that were headed from BMW’s factory to markets overseas.

The Norfolk Southern train dereailed on the way to the Port of Charleston.

“BMW personnel are traveling to the scene and will assess the damage to these 120 BMWs. We will continue to work with Norfolk Southern in this situation to assess the damages,” told Automotive News.

Around 70 percent of the X vehicles made at Spartanburg are exported.

Norfolk Southern said that the train’s two crew members were not injured.

Source: KXAN and Automotive News




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Joshua Thompson

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Train crash damages 120 BMW X3, X4, X5 and X6 SUVs in South Carolina