Friday, October 4, 2013

Smart Grid Gone Stupid: Unmanned Train Goes Rogue and Crashes, Injuring 33

Melissa Melton
Activist Post

The future is here, and it’s all very Jetsons, but maybe there’s something yet to be said for the way the Flintstones lived.

An unmanned commuter train crashed this week in Chicago injuring 33 people during Monday morning rush hour:
Investigators believe no one was on the train when it traveled about three-quarters of a mile and hit another train, injuring 33 people, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday. 
“From all indications of a very thorough and comprehensive examination at the crash site by our investigators, they certainly are of the opinion that no human was on there,” said Forest Park Mayor Anthony Calderone said. 
He added investigators believe “some type of mechanical malfunction” caused the Monday morning rush hour collision.
The report goes on to say that the rogue train came to life on its own, defying all safety measures in place: