1 Dead in San Francisco Train Accident on 22nd Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 25, 2019) – A person died in a train accident on 22nd Street on October 23 in San Francisco.
Caltrain spokesman Alex Eisenhard revealed that the crash involved a northbound train no. 375. The incident happened around 6:40 p.m. in the tunnel just south of the 22nd Street Station.
400 people and 90 bicycles occupied the train during the incident.
Eisenhart added that it’s still early to identify death as intentional or accidental. It’s the 14th Caltrain death for this year.
“No matter the circumstances, it is always regrettable when a life is lost,” Eisenhart stated.
The incident stopped all the trains in the area. It reopened by 7:45 p.m. with a 10 mph speed restriction. They also cleared train no. 375 for movement around 7:50 p.m. They cleared both tracks for maximum authorized speeds after 9:00 p.m.
Meanwhile, passengers experienced delays from 35 minutes to two hours by 9:10 p.m.
Our deepest thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased victims. We at Sweet Lawyers wish them strength and comfort during this difficult time.
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