San Antonio, TX – Train Strikes & Kills Pedestrian near S Presa St
San Antonio, TX (September 11, 2019) – On September 10, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on South Presa Street.
According to reports, a man was walking over the tracks. As he attempted to jump off the tracks, he was struck by a train. The impact caused the man to fly approximately 30-feet before landing on the road.
The victim sustained fatal injuries in the incident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, an investigation into the incident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Traveling on foot is typically safe and reliable. Unfortunately, there are countless instances where individuals are victimized by oncoming traffic. Pedestrians who are struck by larger vehicles, like trains, are at an increased risk of being fatally injured. Sadly, these incidents claim the lives of more than 600 people across Texas annually. When victims lose their lives in fatal collisions, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
For over twenty years, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get the compensation and justice they deserve for their loved one’s fatal incidents. Our extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in Texas has enabled our Firm to help numerous victims collect multi-million dollar settlements for their claims. Contact our Law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available to you.
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