Free Consultations 24/7 / No Fees Until We Win

1 Killed in Train Crash near Lindbergh Field in San Diego

Pedestrian Dies after San Diego Train Accident near Lindbergh Field

San Diego, California (February 19, 2020) – Authorities are investigating a Tuesday afternoon deadly crash involving a train and a pedestrian in San Diego.

An Amtrak train struck a pedestrian on the stretch of rails, near Lindbergh Field off the 2100 block of West Washington Street in the Middletown district of San Diego, shortly before 4:30 p.m. February 18, according to the authorities.

The pedestrian died as a result of the injuries sustained in the accident.

No other information regarding this crash was provided.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

A person on foot is no match for a vehicle. Pedestrians have virtually no protection when they are hit by cars, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles. Sadly, this often leads to catastrophic injuries and/or death. “Due to the incredibly serious nature of these types of injuries, pedestrian accident cases often require special care in order to help ensure victims receive the full compensation they need for extensive medical bills, ongoing rehabilitation therapy, in-home care, lost past and future earnings, and numerous other economic and non-economic damages”, Said Arin Khodaverdian, an experienced pedestrian accident attorney. Arin noted that pedestrians, in most instances, have the right-of-way when crossing a street or an intersection. According to Arin, to properly investigate a pedestrian crash and prove negligence, enough resources are required. “A skilled attorney has the resources and will help investigate the accident to determine the party at fault,” Arin said.

What to Do at the Accident Scene after Crash

  1. Always remain at the scene, relax and don’t panic.
  2. Check if you, your passengers or any other party have injuries and then call an ambulance.
  3. Call the police to document the incident
  4. Take photos of the crash scene
  5. If involved in a minor crash, move the car to the side of the roadway and turn on its hazard lights
  6. Collect details regarding the accident from the witnesses
  7. Don’t sign any documents unless it is from the authorities
  8. Wait for the police to arrive before you can leave the accident scene

What to Do After Leaving the Accident Scene

  1. Contact your insurance company and inform them about the crash
  2. Collect a police report
  3. Keep records of your physical injuries and mental condition
  4. Get a property damage evaluation
  5. Before providing any statements to the other motorist or his or her insurance company, seek a personal injury attorney to advise you legally and protect your rights
Alpine Law Group Sends strength and condolences to the accident victims and their families

Alpine Law Group sends strength and condolences to the accident victims and their families. Our firm stands ready to help those affected by tragedy obtain the justice they deserve. We can also help you obtain a copy of the police report free of charge. Call us 24/7 at 800-984-4123 to be directly connected with an attorney for a no-obligation consultation. There are no up-front fees and you pay us nothing if we don't win. You may also contact us via text message and online chat 24/7. We look forward to speaking with you.

800-984-4123


Get a Free Consultation

There Is No Fee Unless We Win
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.