A pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday night by an Amtrak train in Santa Barbara. Witnesses told Noozhawk that the victim was a homeless man who was attempting to cross the tracks in front of the Amtrak train as it was pulling into the station. This tragic incident occurred on the tracks near West Montecito and Bath Street around 6:15 p.m. The tragic incident is currently under investigation. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim.
Although train accidents are uncommon, when they do happen they can be dangerous since a railcar can destroy anything in its path likely causing serious or fatal injuries to passengers and to people in the near vicinity of the train. We’ve helped numerous families struggling with the loss of a loved one. We remain sensitive to the grieving process, while also managing the complex legal process. Our skilled and compassionate lawyers advocate on your behalf to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. The truth is that most “accidents” could have been avoided. If you or a loved one has been involved in a train accident, in the state of California, please contact us for a free evaluation of your claim.