WILLOWBROOK, CALIFORNIA (January 6, 2017) – A male bicyclist was killed on Friday morning after he was struck by a train near Willowbrook Avenue and El Segundo Boulevard, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:55 am near the intersection of Willowbrook Avenue and El Segundo Boulevard. A Metro Blue Line train was traveling northbound on its way to Los Angeles when it struck a bicyclist at the intersection near the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks train station.
The bicyclist was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. The passengers on the train did not report any injuries, and were transferred to another train. The investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Los Angeles, San Diego, Newport Beach, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.