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Pedestrian Critically Injured After Impact with CSX Train in Ocala

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on May 2, 2020

A pedestrian walking through the Marion County City of Ocala was badly injured on Monday, April 27th, after they were struck by a CSX train traveling through the area. At the time of this writing, much about the incident remains unknown, but it is hoped that as the investigation continues that the authorities will continue to supply us with updates as to what they believe was the cause of the incident.

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Driver in Critical Condition After Kissimmee Freight Train Collision

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on February 19, 2020

Police in Kissimmee are working on an investigation into a crash that took place between a train and a car on the morning of Monday, February 17th. According to reports from this law enforcement agency, the incident took place sometime before 9:00 in the morning, after a car stopped while straddling the train tracks used by both the SunRail transit service and trains hauling freight.

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Fatal Encounter Between Pedestrian and Train in Volusia County

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on February 10, 2020

During the morning of Monday, February 10th, a man was on foot in Oak Hill and walking close to train tracks that cut through the city. The reports that have surfaced around the incident at the time of this writing remain somewhat vague as the events that occurred are still under investigation. What we do know comes from statements that deputies working with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office made to News 6 and other reporting agencies.

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Fatal Accident Involving SunRail Train in Kissimmee

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 29, 2019

Police within Kissimmee are currently investigating a death that occurred on Monday, October 28th, that left a single individual dead. Initial reports from the authorities within Kissimmee indicated that the train accident took place shortly before 6:30 in the morning, when a SunRail train was in the process of leaving the station. As the train approached Dakin Avenue, a 25-year-old individual made their way around the crossing lights and signals and onto the tracks. It is not clear if the driver of the train saw this person as the train approached or if the 25-year-old’s presence on the rails was not known until the train struck them.

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Motionless Car Struck by SunRail Train in Orlando

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 23, 2019

Officials within the Florida Department of Transportation are currently investigating a train accident that took place within Orlando on the afternoon of Wednesday, September 18th. Reports that have currently been issued on the subject state that the incident took place just after noon and involved a single vehicle and a SunRail train.

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Orange County SunRail Train Collides with Ford Trapped on Tracks

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 10, 2019

It was shortly after 9:00 on the night of Friday, August 2nd, that an individual was driving a 2019 Ford along Orange Avenue, close to the intersection of this road with Oak Ridge Road. This area, as many readers may be aware, is also close to to a SunRail line, and at a certain point the tracks even cross over the street. Because of this, there are the requisite crossing signs and signals which greatly aid in the prevention of incidents between the trains and pedestrians and/or cars, but at times there are incidents that render these signs and signals obsolete or useless.

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SUV Struck by SunRail Train After Attempting to Speed Across Tracks

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on April 15, 2019

A video recently released by the Orlando Police Department shows the dramatic moment when a SunRail train t-boned an SUV that someone was attempting to drive across the tracks on Wednesday, April 10th. The OPD stated that the incident happened close to 4:30 in the afternoon, during the beginning of rush hour traffic in the area. The exact location of the incident was believed to have been at the intersection of Interstate 4 and Colonial Drive.

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Orlando Collision Between Car and Train Sends One to Hospital

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on January 7, 2019

An incident that took place in Orlando on Thursday, January 3rd, resulted in the hospitalization of one individual after their car was struck by a train traveling along a track owned and operated by the Florida Central Railroad. Reports from numerous agencies involved with the incident have emerged in the days following the crash, but a certain amount of confusion remains and the investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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Teen in Serious Condition after Being Struck by SunRail Train in Orange County

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 4, 2018

Yet another person was struck by a SunRail train in Orange County this month, and police are currently working on the case to uncover just what happened and why. Preliminary reports from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office suggest that it was around 5:30 on the evening of Thursday, August 30th, when the 14-year-old boy was walking home from a nearby area where he and a few of his friends had been playing basketball. The young people had been engaged in their game for an unspecified amount of time, but after they finished playing they went their separate ways, and the teenager in question found themselves walking along or crossing the SunRail lines at a certain point on his way.

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Man Fatally Injured after SunRail Train Collision

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 15, 2018

Officials with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating the death of a man who was struck by a SunRail train in Orlando this past Wednesday, August 8th. Early reports on the incident include statements from officials working with the Florida Department of Transportation as well as members of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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