Pine Castle, FL – One Injured in Train Crash at Lancaster Rd and Orange AveOrlando Legal News
Pine Castle, FL (September 21, 2020) – Around 6:10 a.m. on Monday morning, September 21, one person was injured in a Pine Castle train crash.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision occurred at the intersection of Lancaster Road and Orange Avenue on the railroad tracks. A 55-year-old woman was driving her sedan and started to make a turn. She turned right onto the railroad tracks, where her sedan became stuck for unknown reasons.
A SunRail train carrying 30 passengers was traveling through the area and struck the vehicle, causing an array of damages.
The woman was the only person injured in the accident. She was transported to the hospital for treatment but is expected to recover.
Nobody on the train was injured. Due to the severity of the accident and the need to clear the scene, there were delays to service for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Train Accidents in Florida
In just one year’s time, approximately 1,000 people are killed as a result of U.S. train accidents. Many more are sent to hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Because trains are so large compared to other modes of transportation, they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. Some of the most common injuries that result from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. If you have suffered severe harm as the result of a train accident, you have many rights to compensation for your losses.
The aftermath of a train accident might be one of the most severe things that you have ever experienced. These accidents can almost always be prevented but continue to occur due to the recklessness of others. When train conductors or other parties are not paying close attention in these areas, an accident could occur in the blink of an eye. You may be feeling overwhelmed as you face a variety of damages that continue to pile up against you. Because of this, it is essential that you speak with a Florida personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Vaughan Law Group, our Florida accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have suffered immense harm at the hands of a negligent party. We understand how difficult it can be to come to terms with your accident and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of losses. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426 for more information on your options moving forward.
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