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Pedestrian injured by train in Little Italy

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was struck and injured by a passenger train in Little Italy on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Times of San Diego.

The man was struck by a Coaster Train on the tracks near West Ash Street and Kettner Boulevard at about 4:30 p.m.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. His injuries were considered to be serious but non-life-threatening.

Several streets were closed in the area while officials worked at scene and rail service was also suspended for a time.

The accident is continuing to be investigated by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Pedestrian dead after being hit by freight train near Old Town Transit Station

SAN DIEGO, CA – A person died last night after being struck by a freight train near the Old Town Transit Station, according to ABC 10 News.

The accident happened in the 4000 block of Taylor Street sometime before 9:25 p.m. when a pedestrian, whose identity has yet to be publicly revealed, was hit by a BNSF train.

The victim died at the scene.

Police are searching for possible witnesses to the scene and are continuing to investigate the collision.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Victim of fatal trolley accident identified

SAN DIEGO, CA – The victim of the fatal car versus trolley accident that happened in the Valencia Park-area on Monday night has been identified, according to Patch.com.

21-year-old Alex Garza was killed when he drove past the crossing arms and in front of an oncoming trolley near 60th Street and Imperial Avenue at about 11:45 p.m.

The light-rail tram trolley spun the vehicle around on impact and pushed it about 100 feet down the track before pinning it against a utility pole.

Garza was pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe he was likely distracted, perhaps by his cellphone, when the crash occurred.

Garza was pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe he was likely distracted, perhaps by his cellphone, when the crash occurredDisclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Pedestrian killed after being hit by OC Line train near Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, CA – A pedestrian was killed early yesterday morning after being hit by a Metrolink train near the San Clemente Pier and Oceanside stations, according to MyNewsLA.

OC Line train 603, headed for Los Angeles, struck the unidentified pedestrian at about 5:35 a.m. The victim died of injuries sustained during the collision.

The circumstances surrounding the accident were not made immediately available.

Metrolink authorities stopped the train and were attempting to find alternative routes for the affected passengers.

No other injuries were reported in the accident.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

One hospitalized after train accident in Del Mar

DEL MAR, CA – A man jogging along train tracks while listening to headphones was sent to the hospital after he was struck by a train this afternoon in Del Mar, according to a report by NBC San Diego.

The accident happened just before 3 p.m. near the intersection of Stratford Court and 8th Street, when the victim failed to notice a train coming up behind him on the tracks. The Amtrak train reportedly sounded its horn at the jogger, but due to the headphones, the man was not aware of the train until it was too late for him to get out of the way.

The victim was taken to the hospital for the treatment of unspecified injuries.

A representative from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office said that people are often not aware that the tracks are actively in use.

The identity and current condition of the victim are not available at this time.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Woman trapped under trolley in Skyline area

SAN DIEGO, CA – A woman was struck and trapped underneath a Metropolitan Transit System trolley Tuesday morning, reports NBC San Diego 7.

The San Diego Fire-Rescue crews received word at 10:15 a.m. that someone had been struck by a trolley and was trapped beneath. The 53-year-old woman was struck near the 68th Street and Imperial Avenue area.

It took 44 personnel around thirty minutes to free the woman. She was later taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

Officers believe the incident may have been an attempted suicide. They are continuing their investigation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Pedestrian killed by train

CARLSBAD, CA – A man was hit and killed by a train Monday afternoon when he failed to step off the tracks near Carlsbad Village Train Station. The incident occurred near Grand Avenue and Washington Street.

Coaster train service was stopped due to the death.

Those affected by the train service stoppage were offered bus service.

The man died at the scene and his name was not made available to the public.


Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

 

14-year-old boy found dead in apparent train accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 14-year-old boy was found dead early yesterday morning beside a set of railroad tracks in an apparent train accident, reports CBS8.

The boy was discovered by a crew of workers around 2:50 a.m. in the 6000 block of Santa Fe Street, in the Bay Ho neighborhood area.

The boy has been identified, but his name has not been released due to investigative reasons.

The cause of the boy’s death will be determined by autopsy, the report says.

The situation is currently under investigation by the homicide unit of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Oceanside, CA- Driver Seriously Injured In A Crash Between An Amtrak Train And A Pickup Truck

A driver was seriously injured in a crash between an Amtrak train and a pickup truck in Oceanside, CA on Thursday, April 2, 2020. The accident happened at the tracks close to Cassidy Street and South Meyers Street. The male driver was driving a white pickup truck westbound, and drove through the tracks as the train was travelling southbound at 60 mph. The engineer sounded the warning horn before the truck entered the crossing, but was not able to avoid hitting the vehicle.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at (619) 349-1682 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

San Diego- Male Pedestrian Killed After A Passenger Train Hit Him

A male pedestrian was killed after a passenger train hit him in San Diego on Tuesday afternoon, February 18, 2020. The pedestrian ran onto the tracks close to Lindbergh Field. The southbound Amtrak train was travelling around 48 mph a few minutes before 4:15 pm, when the train’s engineer saw the male pedestrian run towards the tracks. The engineer reportedly sounded the train’s horn, but the male pedestrian did not stop. The engineer was not able to stop the train in time, thus, the train fatally hit the pedestrian close to the intersection of Washington Street and Frontage Road in San Diego’s Middletown district.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at (619) 349-1682 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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