SACRAMENTO COUNTY – On November 17, 2012, 11 people were injured after a Light Rail train and a semi truck collided. According to an ABC News 10 report, the accident occurred at about 6 p.m. on the Light Rail tracks near 1200 North B Street in Sacramento.
Eight of the 11 victims were treated and released, but three victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor to moderate injuries. The victims included the operator of the Light Rail train and train passengers. The semi truck driver was not injured in the crash. Police and Light Rail crews are investigating the cause of the crash.
Truck versus Train Accident Litigation
While police conclude their investigation, the victims of this devastating accident should talk to a train accident lawyer at Estey Bomberger. Lawsuits involving a commercial truck and a train can be complicated to navigate. With one of our experienced lawyers by their side, the victims can rest assured that every resource will be used to see justice served. We are committed to getting our clients maximum compensation for injury-related damages and will not settle for an amount below the true value of damages.
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