Apex, NC (June 9, 2021) – An 18-year-old woman was killed after being hit by an Amtrak train in Apex on Tuesday, June 8th. The crash occurred around 10:15 p.m. on the train tracks near U.S. Highway 64 East.
The woman was with a 17-year-old girl when she was struck while walking near the tracks. The 17-year-old was not hit. At this point, there is no word on the events that led up to the collision. The incident occurred in an area that was not a designated railroad crossing. The identity of the victim has not been released at this time. Police are continuing to investigate the crash but do not believe that any foul play was involved.
No additional details have been released at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the victim’s family in the aftermath of this tragic train accident in Apex.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there are nearly 280,000 traffic accidents reported in our state during recent years. A North Carolina injury crash can take place anywhere at any time. Drivers who utilize the roadway should always be familiar with their surroundings and should take proper precautions in order to avoid a serious accident from occurring. It only takes one moment of negligent driving to change your life, and possibly the lives of others, forever.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a traffic accident in North Carolina, you should seek advice from a qualified and trusted attorney as soon as possible. A good personal injury lawyer will be able to evaluate your case, explain the law as it applies to your circumstances, and come up with a plan of action to help you receive the money to which you are entitled. During this time, it is important to be fully compensated as you move through various stages of your recovery.
If you attempt to settle your claim with the insurance company too soon, you are likely undervaluing the claim and not receiving as much as you should. That is because the insurance company is not working for you but instead their only goal is to settle your case as quickly and cheaply as possible. You need an advocate on your side who will fight for you to make sure that you receive the full amount of compensation to which you are entitled.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina personal injury lawyer Jason M. Burton is here for you no matter the circumstances. Mr. Burton strongly believes in justice for all innocent crash victims and will fight for your legal rights when your back is against the wall. We will stand up for you and make sure that you receive the compensation you need during an uncertain and stressful time in your life.
Our consultations are always free to potential clients. We also work on a contingency fee basis in most injury cases, meaning there is no payment until we successfully obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call any time at (833) 623-004.
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Disclaimer: Our team of personal injury lawyers at Burton Law Firm has taken pride in being active members of our local business community for more than 8 years. We are always striving to improve the quality of life for our community members and improve the overall safety and well-being of all North Carolinians. We hope that by providing this information about the dangers of driving that we will bring added awareness and drivers will use increased caution when operating a motor vehicle. Our thoughts are with everyone who may have been affected by this incident. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post should be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos in this post are not a depiction of the actual accident scene.