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Riverside: Two Injured in Crash on Train Tracks


Posted on Mar 26, 2014

At around 10:15 p.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014, two people were injured in a crash on the train tracks at Brockton Avenue in Riverside, reported The Press-Enterprise. Two vehicles collided while crossing the tracks in opposite directions as the arms were coming down, with one car coming to a stop on the tracks. Emergency responders extricated both drivers from the wreckage and transported them to the hospital to receive treatment for moderate trauma. Fortunately, the conductor was able to stop the train before it struck one of the vehicles. The crash is under investigation. 

 

The city of Riverside accounted for 18 of the 153 deaths and 1,763 of the 10,025 injuries suffered in motor vehicle collisions that occurred in the county in 2011, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System. The California Office of Traffic Safety ranked Riverside 8th out of 13 cities for its incidence of fatal and injury accidents in a rating system in which 1st place is considered the worst.

 

When a crash results in trauma, the victims may file personal injury claims against the at-fault party in order to obtain compensation for the cost of their recoveries, such as for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn more about the injury claims process, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.

 

All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to wish a full recovery to the two people who were injured in this crash. 

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