Covina, CA (February 11, 2023) – A crash between a car and a train took place in Los Angeles County that left two people injured on Friday morning, February 10.
At approximately 10:25 a.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the police responded to the scene of an auto accident that had taken place on North Barranca Avenue.
Preliminary investigations show that a car and a Metrolink train collided on North Barranca Avenue at the intersection of East Front Street. Train Number 308 was traveling from the downtown Los Angeles Union Station. The accident occurred between the Covina Station and the Pomona North Station.
Firefighters and the police responded and immediately secured the area.
One person on the train and one person from the car suffered injuries. The two victims were provided medical treatment at the scene and transported by paramedics to a nearby hospital.
The police department is currently investigating the accident.
Auto Accidents in California
Motor vehicle collisions are one of the most common causes of injuries and death in California. Every year, thousands of people end up losing their lives as a result of injuries suffered in crashes. Tens of thousands of other victims are left with serious injuries that impact their lives forever. In many cases, victims are hurt in accidents caused by drivers who are reckless and negligent.
If you’ve suffered injuries as a result of an accident, it is important that you reach out to a knowledgeable legal team as soon as possible. A Covina train accident lawyer can help you seek the maximum compensation possible for the losses and damages that you face. This can include recovering compensation for:
- Lost Earnings: If you’ve missed work due to your injuries, you can recover your lost wages. This can include compensation to cover the time you had to take off work for your medical costs, recovery, and other reasons related to your accident.
- Medical Costs: All of your medical expenses related to the accident, including any visits to your doctor, hospital stays, and surgery, can be included in your personal injury claim.
- Vehicle Repair Expenses: If your vehicle was damaged in the accident, you can recover the cost of repairs.
- Pain and Suffering: This can include any physical pain and suffering as well as emotional distress caused by the accident. Pain and suffering damages are determined by the impact that your injuries have on your life.
At Wilshire Law Firm, our knowledgeable California personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping you get the justice and financial recovery that you deserve after an accident due to another driver’s negligence. Our team will take control of the investigation into your accident and gather strong evidence on your behalf. We will build a claim and demand full compensation for all of the damages you face. With our award-winning team of attorneys fighting for your rights and representation, you can feel confident in choosing us as your legal advocates. Contact us today at 800-358-1884 for a free consultation to get started on your case.
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