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 is unclear however, one Congress member has been hospitalized, and others are being treated for minor injuries.
The cause of the accident is unclear at this time. Authorities will continue to investigate why the garbage truck was on the tracks at the time of the crash. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the deceased garbage truck passenger and we have the other passenger in our prayers in hopes for a full recovery. We also hope the train passengers who are injured have the ability to fully recover as well.
Train accident laws are very complicated and these accidents usually involve multiple parties. If you or someone you know has been injured in a train accident, contact an experienced train accident lawyer who understands the complexities of the legal system and can help get you fairly compensated for your suffering. Harris Personal Injury Lawyers is well versed in train accident litigation and can better help a train crash victim recover mentally, physically and financially.