By: The Barnes Firm - December 13, 2023
Somis, CA – A crash between an Amtrak train and a semi-truck occurred on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 around 6:20 p.m. The accident occurred on State Route 118 at Sand Canyon Road. According to the California Highway Patrol, five people were injured and taken to the hospital. The Amtrak was carrying 95 passengers and 5 crew members and the force of the collision caused one car to derail. The accident remains under investigation.
Unfortunately, there are over 5,000 train crashes each year in the United States. In this horrible accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the crash. This includes reviewing:
Railroad accidents occur daily, and, in most cases, there are often warning signs that have been ignored by train operators and railroad owners. At The Barnes Firm, our experienced team of attorneys have a proven track record of success in handling railroad injuries. There are complexities to these cases where our experience will be extremely valuable.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a railroad accident, contact an experienced railroad accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.
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