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San Antonio Police search for suspects involved in train accident

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Law Enforcement officials in San Antonio are seeking any information that may lead to the identification of four individuals who fled the scene of a train crash Thursday night.

According to My San Antonio, the crash occurred within the area of Loop 410 and FM 78, when an SUV attempting to exit the freeway collided with a moving train. Witnesses say four people were seen fleeing the scene on foot immediately following the crash.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the crash. However, the exit was shut down for several hours so the wreckage could be cleared from the roadway.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our San Antonio community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call the Texas car accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


Pedestrian Seriously Injured By Train

A pedestrian died after being hit by a train, according to an April 9 article by Patch.

The incident occurred after 2:00 PM, April 9, at the intersection of East 51st Street and Airport Boulevard. He was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with severe injuries.

The Austin personal injury attorneys of Gibson Hill understand how difficult it is recover from the aftermath of a serious accident. We have helped people face these challenges and have guided them through the legal system's complexities in order to help them receive the best medical treatment available as well as financial compensation. Call 512-580-8334 for a free consultation today.

Note: Serious accidents happen every day in Texas. Our blog serves as a reminder of this devastating fact and we hope that increased awareness of the risks we all face every day helps us take further steps towards prevention. Our posts are sourced from local news outlets and are updated frequently. Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

Family of Fatal Railroad Accident Victim Filed Lawsuit

The family of a woman who was killed in a train accident sued CapMetro, according to a February 20 article by KVUE.

31-year-old Erica Findley’s father is suing the Capital Metro, the City of Austin, Austin Energy, the train designer and the man operating the train that killed his daughter. Erica died in 2018 after being struck while walking in East Fifth Street between Chicon and Comal Street. The lawsuit alleges that there was no adequate lighting nor train horn sounding at the time of the incident. However, CapMetro assured that all train operation rules were followed during the incident. Regardless, Findley’s family is seeking damages of $1 million.

The Austin personal injury attorneys of Gibson Hill understand how difficult it is recover from the aftermath of a serious accident. We have helped people face these challenges and have guided them through the legal system's complexities in order to help them receive the best medical treatment available as well as financial compensation. Call 512-580-8334 for a free consultation today.

Note: Serious accidents happen every day in Texas. Our blog serves as a reminder of this devastating fact and we hope that increased awareness of the risks we all face every day helps us take further steps towards prevention. Our posts are sourced from local news outlets and are updated frequently. Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

Woman Killed In Train Crash Identified

A woman who died after being hit by a train has been identified, according to a February 8 article by KXAN.

She was identified as 50-year-old Vallrie Ratliff. She was struck in December 15 near the Balcones District Park. Austin police previously said that her death is not being treated as suspicious.

The Austin personal injury attorneys of Gibson Hill understand how difficult it is recover from the aftermath of a serious accident. We have helped people face these challenges and have guided them through the legal system's complexities in order to help them receive the best medical treatment available as well as financial compensation. Call 512-580-8334 for a free consultation today.

Note: Serious accidents happen every day in Texas. Our blog serves as a reminder of this devastating fact and we hope that increased awareness of the risks we all face every day helps us take further steps towards prevention. Our posts are sourced from local news outlets and are updated frequently. Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.