1 Killed in Oakland Amtrak Train Crash near 29th Avenue and East 12th Street

Motorist Hit and Killed by Amtrak Train near 29th Avenue and East 12th Street in Oakland

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Oakland, California (January 30, 2020) – A man died following a collision between an Amtrak train and a car that occurred on Wednesday night in East Oakland.

The deadly collision happened near 29th Avenue and East 12th Street at about 9 p.m. January 29.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a car and a train collided for unknown reasons.

A man who was the only occupant in the vehicle was trapped inside the car after the crash.

Fire department officials who responded to the incident had to extricate the man from the wreckage.

The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene.

No additional information about the accident was provided.

The accident is 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.