1 Dead in Amtrak Train Collision on Grant Avenue and James Street
Torresdale, PA (September 4, 2017) – One person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near the Torresdale station in Philadelphia Sunday evening.
According to SEPTA’s website, the incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. September 3 near the station along Grant Avenue and James Street.
The Trenton line was heading to New York City at the time of the crash. It was not why the victim was on the tracks at the time when the collision occurred.
A second train had to be brought to transport the stranded passengers.
Authorities are working to determine the reasons behind the accident.
We send our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
Losing a family member can be a traumatic experience, especially if it was an accident. There are a number of decisions you have to make, which is why you need the expertise of a Torresdale personal injury attorney to fight for you in your case. We have experienced attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson – Personal Injury Lawyers Philadelphia who can help you out. Call us at (888) 208-1810 for a free consultation.