Sacramento Bicycle Accident: Bicyclist Seriously Injured In Sacramento Train Accident By 34th Street and Stockton Boulevard
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (September 5, 2019) – A bicyclist was seriously injured following a Regional Transit light rail train accident near the intersection of Stockton Boulevard and 34th Street.
Sacramento police are saying that the bicyclist sustained severe injuries as a result of the collision. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim.
The train operator remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. An investigation the train accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Train Accidents
Determining liability for a train accident is often rather complicated. Train engineers have a responsibility to apply their breaks and sound their horns when they see pedestrians on the tracks. Cities also have a responsibility to make sure that train crossings are in a reasonably safe condition. Crossing arms with audible and visual warning systems can help prevent accidents.
Any person that is injured in a train accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A personal injury attorney can investigate all of the facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your options are. It doesn’t cost anything to hire an attorney and they can take steps to make sure that your rights are being protected.
Getting Help After A Train Accident
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