1 Seriously Injured in Car and Train Collision on Elder Creek Road [Sacramento, CA]


1 Seriously Injured in Car and Train Collision on Elder Creek Road [Sacramento, CA]
1 Seriously Injured in Car and Train Collision on Elder Creek Road [Sacramento, CA] 1 Seriously Injured in Car and Train Collision on Elder Creek Road [Sacramento, CA]

1 Hurt in Sacramento Train Collision

 
SACRAMENTO, CA (February 10, 2020) – A driver sustained serious injuries after a car and train collision on Elder Creek Road on February 7.
 
The incident first occurred on the Elder Creek Road train crossing just before 2:45 a.m.
 
According to reports, a white Ford van got struck, and pushed several hundred feet down the tracks before it came down an embankment, landing in a large puddle of mud.
 
The Sacramento Fire Department then revealed that they had to use power tools to pry the driver’s side door open and remove the vehicle’s dash from the man’s legs.
 
Responders later took the driver to a nearby hospital in serious condition.
 
It’s still unknown why the van stayed on the tracks when the crash happened. There were crossing guards were lowered on both sides of Elder Creek Road.
 
The train blocked Florin Road to the south while officers investigated with Union Pacific Railroad officers. By 5:00 a.m., the roads reopened.
 
When driving, it is always important to obey all traffic laws and abide to all railroad crossing signs. It is also important to never drive while impaired, otherwise it can lead to serious consequences. By driving responsibly, you can ensure you are not a part of collisions like the accident on Elder Creek Road.


If you or a loved one died or sustained injuries in a pedestrian collision involving a train, reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. We understand what you and your family are going through. Our team is here to help. With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your case. Our attorneys and legal team have dealt with cases including auto accidents, personal injury, and disability. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation in an office near your location. For your convenience, we are also available through email, text message, and online chat 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
 

 

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