Fullerton, CA (March 29, 2022) – On Monday morning, March 28, a man was killed in a fatal train accident that took place in Fullerton.
According to officials, the accident happened around 6:29 a.m. at the intersection of West Commonwealth Avenue and South Brookhurst Road. When officials arrived at the scene, they found that a male victim was crossing over the train tracks in the area when he was suddenly struck by an oncoming train.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help. The unidentified male victim was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Police reported that there were 89 passengers and 5 crew members on the train but none of them sustained injuries.
Service in the area was halted for several hours as police worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update as more information is available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Train-related accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents that occur in the state of California. When it comes to our railways in the U.S., pedestrian accidents are known for being the highest cause of fatalities. Every year, approximately 500 people are killed in fatal pedestrian accidents in the entire U.S. These accidents can typically be prevented but continue to occur due to the reckless acts of others. Losing a loved one in a preventable accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you and your family have sustained these losses, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways that you are not prepared for. If you have sustained these immense losses, you will likely be left wondering where you can turn. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up. You should never have to worry about these aspects entirely on your own. Speaking with a Fullerton wrongful death attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make as you move forward with a claim.
Our attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here to help you move forward after you have lost someone you love in an accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both emotional and financial levels. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you may find that you are eligible for the following financial aspects:
We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to facing your losses. Please do not hesitate to contact a train accident attorney in Fullerton at (888) 539-3154 for more information on how we can assist you.
Note: This post was created through the use of secondary sources such as state and local news sources, police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents that take place in Orange County. The facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified, therefore, if any information is incorrect, please contact Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer so we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove this post upon request.
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