Swarthmore, PA (November 2, 2019) – Around 7 a.m. on Monday morning, police confirmed that one individual was killed in a fatal train accident in Swarthmore.
The crash took place around the area of the Media/Elwyn line between Morton and Elwyn in Swarthmore.
The victim, whose identity has not yet been released by police, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.
Service on the train was suspended for quite some time due to the investigation. Service resumed around 9:20 a.m.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision at this time.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Trains take passengers and goods to many areas in Pennsylvania and are an extremely important and valuable mode of transportation. Though train accidents are not as common as many other types of accidents, they continue to cause fatal results to many parties every year. There is nothing as devastating as the aftermath of a fatal accident caused by a negligent party. It is important to speak with a skilled Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney at this time.
At Edelstein, Martin & Nelson, our accident attorneys continue to assist victims and their surviving families after serious collisions that could have been prevented. A family might be surprised to find that they are eligible for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and many other related aspects. You have rights and protections under the law. Please contact our personal injury attorneys at (215) 731-9900.
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