A man bicyclist was killed after he was hit by an Amtrak train in Carlsbad, CA on Thursday evening, September 26, 2019. The accident occurred approximately 7:30 pm on the tracks close to Grand Avenue, where the bicyclist was riding his bicycle east on the sidewalk. The area where the accident occurred was close to a Coaster parking lot, a Rotary Park, and a strip mall on Washington Street. The crash was believed to be accidental, and not suicidal. A southbound Amtrak train was 63 mph when the bicyclist rode his bicycle into the middle of the rail road tracks. The bicyclist reportedly hit the side of the train.
If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group Injury & Accident Lawyers can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.
Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.
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