Santa Maria Train Accident on Highway 1
SANTA MARIA, CA (July 18, 2020) – Last Thursday, the truck and train crash on Highway 1 didn’t result in injuries.
According to reports, a train hit a truck that had parked on the railroad tracks. The crash occurred in the 1600 block of Highway 1, a quarter-mile north of Brown Road in Santa Maria.
The units that responded in the crash are the Fire Department, Medic’s, Cal Star, and SBSO.
Meanwhile, the authorities confirmed that the incident is a non-injury crash.
Due to a lack of details, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear. Once available, further information regarding the collision will be released the to public.
When driving, it is always important to obey traffic laws and abide by all railroad crossings. One small driving mistake or a faulty vehicle can lead to disastrous results. That is why it is important to drive defensively.
By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself, as well as others, safe on the road.
Train Accidents in California
If ever someone suffers injuries in a train crash, the victim must become aware of their rights under the law. This means that there may be a right to file a lawsuit against the person, or company responsible for the injuries they suffered.
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