Train Accident

After Seattle Light Rail Accident, Woman Is Rushed To The Hospital

light rail accident Seattle personal injury lawyer

A 30-year-old woman was rushed to the hospital with critical injuries after being trapped under the light rail in the Rainier Valley neighborhood. According to local news outlets, the Seattle light rail accident took place in the 7100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way S., prompting officials to close the northbound, eastbound, and westbound …

After Seattle Light Rail Accident, Woman Is Rushed To The Hospital Read More »

Pierce County Crash: Were The Tracks Fitted With Automatic Braking?

amtrak 876085 960 720

As more information regarding the deadly Pierce County train accident surfaces, we begin to obtain more information on what the investigation has uncovered. According to USA Today, the Amtrak collision south of Seattle took place on tracks that had been fitted with automatic braking equipment that had already been installed but not yet fully tested. …

Pierce County Crash: Were The Tracks Fitted With Automatic Braking? Read More »

Pierce County Train Accident Kills ‘Multiple,’ Police Still Investigating

amtrak 363669 1280 1

CNN reports that a tragic accident in Pierce County, Washington involving a 501 Amtrak passenger train led to several fatalities. The spokesman for the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office has told the news organization that “multiple” passengers were dead, but was not able to give reporters an official estimate. Cars traveling on I-5 were also damaged …

Pierce County Train Accident Kills ‘Multiple,’ Police Still Investigating Read More »

Man Seriously Injured In Seattle Car V. Train Accident

train accident lawyers

Many train accidents are often ignored by the Washington public because of a lack of deaths or severe injuries. Still, many people who are impacted by these types of accidents suffer injuries and property damage that force them to undergo painful, costly treatments. And sometimes, these victims are even forced to lost wages due to …

Man Seriously Injured In Seattle Car V. Train Accident Read More »

Distracted Driving an Issue Even as Train Deaths Decline

Less people are dying at railroad crossing these days, but distracted driving has emerged as a serious threat. The frequency of train and automobile collisions has decreased nearly 80 percent in the last three decades and has dropped significantly even in the last five years, according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation. There …

Distracted Driving an Issue Even as Train Deaths Decline Read More »