Man Injured in CSX Freight Train Crash in South Side Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA (August 12, 2017) – A CSX train struck and injured a man on Friday morning in Pittsburgh South Side.
The incident occurred shortly before 2 a.m. on August 11 near South 12th Street and Fieger Way.
Reports from Pittsburgh Public Safety indicate that the 24-year-old unidentified man had been lying on the railroad tracks when he was struck by the freight train. According to the spokeswoman, the man was wearing dark clothing.
The train was stopped after the incident, and the man was taken to a hospital in Pittsburgh where his condition was declared critical.
The train was transporting new cars, asphalt, steel sheets and cement from Indiana to Cumberland, Md. It had three locomotives and 148 railcars.
Officials from CSX and Allegheny County are still investigating the incident.
Edelstein Martin & Nelson – Personal Injury Lawyers Philadelphia, is a full-service law firm that specializes in personal injury among other accidents. We are dedicated to giving our utmost to meet the needs of our clients and ensure they receive the full compensation they are entitled to. If you have been involved in an accident, you don’t have to fight legal battles alone. Our outstanding team of exceedingly qualified professionals will fight aggressively in your favor so that you receive a promising outcome. We pride ourselves in being exceedingly resourceful when guiding our clients through the legal justice system to help them get the compensation they deserve. Call us today at (888)208-1810 and let us get you working with a professional personal injury attorney. You don’t have to fight alone!
At Law PA, we work tirelessly to deliever accurate news about the california accidents that impact our readers and clients most. Although our goal is to keep people as informed as possible,we'd like to note that the information we aggregate is obtained from a wide variety of nonaffilated secondary sources. These sources include but are not limited to: Law enforcement agencies,press,release,news articles and websites.
As we publish and share accident information ,we make all possible efforts to ensure its correctness , but for the aforementioned reasons, we cannot guarantee that our is content completely accurate. Although we generally respond to change,update or amend the content and articles that we cannot promise that we'll be able to do within a given time frame.
The articles and blogs that we share or post here and on social media are designed to serve solely as general information. They should not be taken to constitute legal, medical or any other form of express or implied advice. Similarly, they may not be applicable to your personal circumstances, situation or case. Any information referring to specific laws, statues or legal action reflects legal principles, but the laws that apply to you may differ based on situation , jurisdication or other factors.
The information posted here is legal advertisement by the Law PA.