Amtrak Train Strikes Car at Brookside Drive and Giant Road in Richmond, 3 Killed


Richmond, California (October 28, 2019) – Three people were killed after a car was struck by an Amtrak train at a crossing in Richmond on Monday morning.

The accident happened at about 12:08 a.m. at a railroad crossing in the area of Brookside Drive and Giant Road.

According to a statement by Union Pacific, a car was crossing the railroad when it was struck by a northbound No. 14 Coast Starlight.

Three occupants of the car were killed in the collision.

None of the occupants of the train were injured in the accident.

No further information was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.