Brian Doherty Hospitalized after Pismo Beach Train Accident
PISMO BEACH, CA (May 6, 2019) – A man sustained injuries in a train collision on Dolliver Street on May 3 in Pismo Beach.
The authorities and fire personnel briefly stopped their search of the man struck by a train. However, they eventually found the person in the emergency room.
38-year-old Brian Doherty sustained non-life threatening injuries to his arm and hand. Reports revealed that the train struck Doherty while walking at around 5:00 p.m. near the 400 block of S. Dolliver Street.
The extensive search headed by the Pismo Beach police with help from Grover Beach officers, Five Cities fire personnel, Cal Fire, San Luis Ambulance and a CHP helicopter began by 5:35 p.m. However, they stopped the search after being unable to find the victim.
At 6:28 p.m., they found Doherty at the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Emergency Room. According to the victim, someone brought him to the emergency room after the crash.
The collision stopped the Amtrak train traffic in the area for more than an hour.
When driving, it is always important to obey all traffic laws and abide to all railroad crossings. It is also important to never drive while impaired otherwise it could lead to serious consequences to yourself and possibly injure others. By driving responsibly, it ensures you and others will be able to react in case something does happen.
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