SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA (October 19, 2017) – A 19 year old man was struck by a SMART train on Steele Lane on Thursday afternoon, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 3:55 pm on West Steele Lane. A bicyclist was approaching the crossing as the gate arms and lights activated, but he did not appear to hear them. A southbound SMART train struck the bicyclist, throwing him almost 30 feet across West Steele Lane.
The bicyclist, who was identified only as a 19 year old man, was rushed to the hospital after the accident, and their current condition is unknown. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Any injured party involved in an accident will have a bodily injury claim against the negligent driver who caused the accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a car accident and personal injury law firm.
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