Man Run Over by Train at Dimmit Street and South Presa Street in San Antonio

Man Run Over by Train at Dimmit Street and South Presa Street in San Antonio

Pedestrian Injured in San Antonio Train Accident at Dimmit Street and South Presa Street

San Antonio, Texas (April 29, 2020) – A man was injured Tuesday morning after a train ran over his hand in San Antonio, a local news source reported.

The accident took place at about 7:30 a.m. April 28, in the area of Dimmit Street and South Presa Street.

Police said the man was lying on the railroad tracks, and the engineer of an oncoming train tried to alert him by blowing the horn and braking.

The man’s right hand was then run over by the train. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries to his hand.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

We wish the injured victim a quick recovery.

“When a person has suffered a grave personal injury in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, the most overwhelming emotion they feel is a sense of injustice. They often ask how such a life-altering event could have happened to them,” attorney Joel A. Gordon said. “The next question usually is, who can help me?” Mr. Gordon added.

A legal advocate can represent an injury victim. The attorney will file a claim on behalf of the victim and will have the responsibility of citing existing codes, laws or statues which were violated.

To speak with an attorney,  Click to call: 281-943-5555.

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1. In some cases it may be very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including but not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before its disappears.
2. In Texas it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attornay first.
3. Under Texas law, wrongful death actions can be brought by a spouse (husband or wife), child (son or daughter), or parent (mother or father). A claim can also be brought on behalf of the deceased estate. the statute of limitations in Texas for wrongful death is two years from the date of the incident.