Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Metrolink Train on Antelope Valley Line at Paxton Street and San Fernando Road

1 Killed in Pacoima Train-Pedestrian Collision at Paxton Street and San Fernando Road


Pacoima, California (November 2, 2019) – A pedestrian died after being struck by a Metrolink train in Pacoima on Friday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident happened near the intersection of Paxton Street and San Fernando Road at about 5:40 p.m. November 1.

The authorities said a pedestrian was walking at the Pacoima crossing of the Antelope Valley line when he was hit by a southbound Train 224.

The pedestrian was killed in the accident.

The identity of the victim was not disclosed.

Train service along the line was suspended for more than four hours as the authorities examined the scene.

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.