San Antonio, TX – Man Killed After Struck By Train On Saltillo
San Antonio, TX (April 12, 2019) – On Friday, San Antonio police responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident involving a train.
The incident occurred at the train tracks located at the corner of Sabinas Street and Saltillo. According to reports, a man was walking down the train tracks when he was struck by a Pacific Union train.
The man was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. San Antonio Police and the Union Pacific Railroad Police are investigating the incident.
Our warmest sympathies go out to the family of the man killed in this horrific incident.
Train Collisions In Texas
In Texas, over 3,700 victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents each year. Although hundreds of thousands of victims are injured, the chances of sustaining fatal injuries are greatly increased in accidents involving large motor vehicles, like trains.
Losing a loved one in a vehicle collision with a train is truly devastating. Surviving family members are left to deal with the emotional pain and suffering surrounding the horrific circumstances that claimed their loved one’s life. Learning that they lost their life due to the negligent acts of another person can make the situation even more unbearable. Although there is no way to bring back those who have lost their lives, surviving family members can contact a Texas wrongful death attorney to file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver.
Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in our state, which enables us to provide aggressive and knowledgeable representation to those in need. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free consultation with a reputable accident injury attorney in Texas.
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