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…

A man was trespassing on the Caltrain tracks and was fatally struck by a connecting train. This accident occurred near a major connection of the tracks, 22nd Street Caltrain Station. According to CBS San Francisco, the northbound commuter train killed the man and caused lengthy delays throughout the Peninsula and South Bay. The name of…

Train Accident Lawyers The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently trying to get the word out about the importance of railroad crossing safety. Their “Stop. Trains Can’t” campaign is running from Monday, February 26th until Sunday, April 1st. The campaign will include paid advertising to educate motorists on the importance of stopping at…

Just today, a man was killed by a Metrolink train in North Hollywood. The accident occurred near Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Lankershim Boulevard. According to the Los Angeles Times, the person has yet to be identified, and he was struck in an area not meant for pedestrians. The authorities are currently investigating the train accident…

Just this morning, a chartered Amtrak train carrying Republican Congress members crashed into a garbage truck in West Virginia. The authorities are currently investigating the incident and crews are inspecting all the equipment for damage, NBC News stated. One passenger in the garbage truck is confirmed dead, and one critically injured. The number of injuries…

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about roadway fatalities at railroad crossings across the state. According to Caltrans, California is leading the nation for deaths at railroad crossings. Between 2015 and 2016, at-grade rail crossing fatalities went up 80 percent in California. Caltrans is calling on motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists…

A San Diego sheriff sergeant was injured by an MTS trolley train last week. The collision occurred on Buena Vista Avenue and Cuyamaca Street in Santee. The SUV was hit on the right side and an Army medic was first on scene and helped free the sergeant from the vehicle, Fox Five News. He was…

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to get the word out about railroad crossing safety. Their “Stop! Trains Can’t” campaign is all about raising awareness about railroad crossing safety and the capabilities of trains in areas with motorists and pedestrians. The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) reports that about every 3…

A woman was killed by an Amtrak train in Montecito on Saturday. Noozhawk reported on the incident and confirmed, a woman who appeared to be in her 40s, was declared dead at the scene, about 50 yards west of Butterfly Lane. The train conductor told officials, the victim was walking along the tracks and the…

Just today, a woman was killed by an Amtrak train in Goleta. Sadly, a bicyclist was fatally struck last week in the same spot. Noozhawk confirmed that she was hit on the tracks at the Amtrak train station at 25 S. La Patera Lane. The authorities rushed to the scene and confirmed she was dead…

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