An Amtrak train slammed into an SUV in Del Mar over the weekend, injuring the driver and a nearby pedestrian. This incident occurred near Coast Boulevard and 15th Street in Del Mar. KUSI News reported on the incident and confirmed that the SUV driver was dropping off a passenger at Cedros Park, and the SUV was stuck between the crosswalk arms. The SUV was trapped between the crossing arms and was hit by the Amtrak train which was heading south. The SUV tried to get out of the way, and the train slammed into the SUV which then slammed into a nearby pedestrian. Both the driver and the pedestrian were taken to the local hospital to treat their injuries. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers have the injured people in our prayers, in hopes for a speedy recovery.
Train accidents can likely cause serious or fatal injuries to passengers and to people in the near vicinity of the train. Train accident laws are very complicated as accidents usually involve multiple parties. It is important to hire an experienced train accident lawyer who understands the complexities of the legal system. Call Harris Personal Injury Lawyers for a free consultation if you or a loved one have been involved and injured in a train accident.