Los Angeles County, CA: Pedestrian Struck by Train in Burbank
Los Angeles County, California (April 20, 2018): A pedestrian has been transported to a hospital after being struck by a train in Burbank, CA, early yesterday evening, Thursday, April 19, 2018. The victim has not yet been publicly identified and only limited information has been made available while authorities conduct a full investigation into the incident.
According to reports, the incident unfolded just after 5:00 p.m. when a pedestrian was struck by a Ventura County line train, Train 150, bound for Los Angeles at the Metrolink station in downtown Burbank. The pedestrian was severely injured in the crash but was still alive when he was transported to a nearby hospital. No updates on his condition have been released. None of the 140 passengers aboard the train were injured in the accident. No further details have been provided at this time.
The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to extend our sympathies to the victim and offer our prayers for his swift and complete recovery. The burdens imposed in the aftermath of a motor vehicle collision can be substantial and overwhelming under any circumstances, and our thoughts are with the victims during this difficult time. It is important for all accident victims to know that help may be available under the civil liability laws in their state.
If you or someone you love suffered injuries as a result of a collision with a train or other motor vehicle, California law may give you a legal right to recover monetary compensation for your pain, loss, and expenses. At the Los Angeles Injury Group, we are dedicated to helping victims obtain the relief they need and the justice they deserve. Call us at 310-954-7248 and schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and review your options with one of our trusted and experienced motor vehicle crash attorneys today.