San Diego, CA – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train at Frontage RdSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (February 19, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a train near Lindbergh Field in San Diego on Tuesday, February 18th. The crash occurred that afternoon near the intersection of Frontage Road and Washington Street in the Middletown district. The crash happened at around 4:15 p.m. when a train struck a man who was crossing the tracks.
Authorities reported to the scene to assist. The train was unable to avoid hitting the pedestrian who was crossing at the tracks. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by the responding officials.
No further updates have been provided. Local law enforcement officials are conducting an investigation into the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Train Accidents in San Diego
It’s an unfortunate reality that the aftermath of a train crash is often catastrophic. Many pedestrians will take shortcuts across the city, meaning walking over railroad tracks. When this happens, railway companies will often argue that these pedestrians were trespassers who shouldn’t have been there.
However, this is just an attempt to contest their role in a deadly train accident. Each year, an estimated 600 people are killed in devastating train crashes. Surviving family members should reach out to a qualified San Diego wrongful death attorney to discuss potential compensation.
The team of attorneys at the Coastal Legal Center can fight diligently for your right to compensation. We want to help you and your family recover after the loss of a loved one. Give us a call at (619) 231- 0724 to discuss your case today.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.