On Tuesday morning, a SEPTA train collision caused four injuries. The train operator is in critical condition while another operator is injured and two passengers sustained personal injuries. Around 8:10 am, one of the trains on the Market-Frankford Line near the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, collided with another that was stopped. The moving train then crashed into a third train that was traveling in the opposite direction and derailed after the incident. Seven train cars in total derailed, and the crash remains under investigation.
SEPTA transports commuters and other passengers on a frequent basis, so when an accident occurs, the injuries could be catastrophic and fatalities could befall the occupants as well as the operators. Derailments upend the train cars in such a way that the potential for harm to passengers and even pedestrians is great. Along with physical trauma, victims may experience mental trauma as well.
If you or someone you love sustained personal injuries in a SEPTA train accident, contact our Delaware County train accident lawyers at McCann Dillon Jaffe & Lamb, LLC, at 215-569-8488. Contact us online to see how we can assist you in pursuing your claim. Our lawyers represent clients in Pennsylvania, including Delaware County and Chester County, as well as Delaware, and New Jersey.