February 21, 2023
Los Angeles, CA – Two Killed, Three Hurt in Crash with Metro Blue Train on 24th St.
Los Angeles, CA (February 21, 2023) – Police were at the scene of a deadly accident involving a car and a train in Los Angeles on Monday, February 20th. The crash happened in the 1600 block of East 24th Street.
According to a report from the scene, a car and a Metro Blue Line train collided with each other in the Central-Alameda neighborhood. A total of five occupants were in the car at the time of the collision. Two occupants, both males, were trapped inside the vehicle. They were extricated by fire crews but ultimately succumbed to their injuries. Three other victims were transported to hospitals where they were listed in fair or moderate condition. None of the victims were identified. There were 125 passengers on board the train at the time of the accident. They were all evacuated, and no additional injuries were reported.
Police believe that the accident happened when the car made a left turn in front of the ongoing train. At this time, officials are investigating whether the train’s crossing signals were activated when the crash happened. An investigation is ongoing. There is no further information available.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to those who were affected by this fatal traffic accident in Los Angeles.
Fatal Train Accident in Los Angeles
Serious injuries and deaths take place nearly every day on the streets and highways of Los Angeles. Accidents can involve bicyclists, pedestrians, trucks, cars, and other types of transportation. Sadly, innocent victims are often hurt or killed because of the actions of other motorists. Negligent and careless driving are among the main causes of deadly crashes that take place across Los Angeles. The cause of every accident will be carefully investigated by police in order to determine who should be held responsible.
If you have lost a loved one in a Los Angeles traffic accident, our condolences go out to you. Each year, approximately three hundred individuals will lose their lives in these crashes. There is certainly nothing more devastating than the loss of a family member due to a crash. If the accident was caused by someone else, you could be entitled to compensation for your damages. Under California law, family members could file a wrongful death action on behalf of their loved one. These actions seek to recover losses for funeral and medical expenses, lost wages, loss of companionship, and more.
Here at Madison Law Group, our team can handle the most difficult cases. We have many years of experience assisting individuals and family members following a sudden and serious tragedy. During this time, your focus should be on your family and your future. Let us worry about the details of your case and take some of the burdens off of you.
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