[11-22-2021] Contra Costa County, CA – Two People Were Injured Following a Truck-Train Crash in San Pablo

Two people were hurt after a train crash involving a semi-truck in San Pablo on Monday night, November 22, 2021.

[11-22-2021] Contra Costa County, CA - Two People Were Injured Following a Truck-Train Crash in San PabloThe major accident happened on Chesley Avenue near Rumrill Boulevard at around 8:15 p.m. in San Pablo.

A westbound Amtrak train crashed into a semi-truck that was stuck on the train tracks. The semi-truck was hauling five cars at the time of the crash.

Due to the severity of the impact, the debris from the collision flew several yards from the scene. The truck driver and train engineer sustained minor injuries in the mishap.

Fortunately, the 30 passengers inside the train were uninjured in the accident. Additional information about the crash is unavailable at the moment.

It’s unclear what caused the semi-truck to get stuck on the train tracks. An investigation of the accident is currently underway.

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Train Accident Statistics

Train operators bear more responsibility for the safety of their passengers and the communities who reside along their lines. Unfortunately, train and railroad corporations are renowned for avoiding these responsibilities.

Train accidents are all too common in the United States. Each year, around 5,800 train-car incidents occur in the United States, with the majority of them occurring near railroad crossings, according to the US Department of Transportation. There are 600 fatalities and 2,300 injuries as a result of these accidents.

Each year, roughly 5,800 train-car incidents occur in the United States, with the bulk of these occurring at railroad crossings, according to data published by the Department of Transportation.

California locals have been trying their best to help the environment by minimizing carbon emissions by using public transport. Whether you’re taking the Green Line from Redondo Beach to Lakewood or leaving Union Station each morning for the Metrolink to Orange County, you’re putting your faith in a system that can and has failed to protect public safety.

According to the Federal Railroad Administration, 82 people were injured, and 29 people died due to train accidents in California in 2013.

Derailments, poorly maintained tracks, noncompliance with safety requirements, inadequate security, and other carelessness concerns are among the most common causes of railway accidents.

Train Accident Lawyers for Victims in Contra Costa County

Everyone has used a train or public transport at some point in their lives. Accidents do occur, even though it is a safe and efficient mode of transportation.

Even though trains are safer than many other modes of transportation, train accidents can cause severe injuries and even death. As a result of a railway accident, you or a loved one may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages.

Our skilled attorneys will work with the insurance company to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering from the accident you were involved in.

Injured accident victims can rely on Arash Law’s seasoned Contra Costa train accident lawyers to protect their rights from insurance companies. Let us help you get the compensation you deserve so you can focus on healing! Call Arash Law at (888) 488-1391 or contact us online to schedule a free case review.

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