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Over A Dozen Injured In Moorpark Train Crash

Over a dozen people were injured in a serious train accident in Moorpark on Wednesday morning when an Amtrak train partially derailed after colliding with a water truck. The train had departed from Union Station in Los Angeles and was headed towards Washington state.

The derailment occurred around 11:30 a.m. at a railroad crossing near Los Angeles Avenue. According to the Ventura County Fire Department, there were 186 passengers and 13 crew members aboard the train at the time of the collision with the public works truck.

It has been reported that sixteen people on board the train were transported to hospitals with injuries, with the majority of them considered to be minor, according to fire officials. However, the truck driver was taken to a local trauma center with serious injuries that were not life-threatening.

The evacuated passengers were located in a nearby shaded area and later transferred to a reunification center in Moorpark.

The Amtrak train suffered severe damage to its front end as a result of the impact with the water truck. Several cars derailed and tilted sideways but managed to remain upright. On the other hand, the truck was completely burned and destroyed beside the tracks.

Authorities are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the causes of the Moorpark train crash. All factors involved, including the possible responsibility of the truck driver and the track conditions, will be analyzed.

The Amtrak train crash has left a shocking scene and has impacted the lives of numerous individuals. If you or a loved one has been injured in this accident, it is crucial to take legal action and seek the compensation you need and deserve.

With the assistance of our experienced attorneys in California, you can focus on your swift recovery while we aggressively advocate for your rights. At Ayuda California, we have recovered millions of dollars in compensation and are ready to win your case. Let us fight on your behalf!

Do not hesitate to contact us today for a free initial evaluation.

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