Early Tuesday morning, a pedestrian was killed by an Amtrak train in Encinitas. The accident occurred around 5:00 a.m. and investigators are currently determining why the person was on the tracks. The accident caused Trains 573 and 564 to be cancelled. The track reopened around 7:30 a.m. this morning, NBC San Diego. The legal team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the pedestrian.
Unfortunately, there is a consistent trend of serious and fatal train accidents in California. It is important as a victim or loved one to seek experienced legal help from a train accident lawyer to better help guide you through the tough process of filing a personal injury claim or wrongful death claim. At Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, our train accident lawyers will answer your questions and explain the steps you should take to give your claim the best chance of resulting in a fair settlement.