One Killed in Castroville Amtrak Train Accident at Rodgers Road and Highway 183

Driver Struck and Killed by Amtrak Train at Rodgers Road and Highway 183 in Castroville


Castroville, California (November 14, 2019) – A sanitation truck driver was killed in a collision involving an Amtrak train on Wednesday evening in Castroville.

According to CHP, the tragic accident occurred at about 6:56 p.m. November 13, at Rodgers Road and Highway 183.

The California Highway Patrol said it was not immediately determined what led to the collision, but the impact of the crash caused sewage to spill in the area.

The truck driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officials said two passengers on the Amtrak train suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.

No further information concerning the accident was provided.

The accident remains under investigation.

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 is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.