ORANGE, CALIFORNIA (June 22, 2017) – A woman was critically injured after being struck by a metrolink train off Atchinson Street on Thursday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:45 pm near the Orange Transportation Center. A woman, whose age is being withheld at this time, was struck by a Metrolink train for an unknown reason. The train was reportedly San Bernardino bound train 812.
The woman suffered serious injuries including a partial limb amputation. She was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition, and the investigation into the accident is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“We wish the victim injured in this accident a swift and steady recovery at this time,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Almost one death or injury per day occurs on the rail system in the United States. Many of these tragic deaths are avoidable, the rail system is antiquated and needs a complete overhaul to ensure the safety of pedestrians, drivers, and train passengers.”
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