Ballston, NY – Driver Killed in Car Vs Train Accident

Ballston, NY – Driver Killed in Car Vs Train Accident

Ballston, NY (November 12, 2019) – The victim who died in a collision with a train on Sunday, November 10th has been identified as Timothy B. Smith.

73-year-old Smith lived at 101 Zepko Lane, the same road on which he was killed when the car he was riding in was hit by an Amtrak train. The accident took place at about 11:50 a.m.

No passengers on the train, the Adirondack 69 from New York City to Montreal, were harmed.

Police have stated that in order for Smith to reach his property, he had to cross over the train tracks when returning from the village. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Timothy B. Smith, at this time.

Train-Involved Accidents in Ballston

Ballston, NY - Driver Killed in Car Vs Train Accident

Anytime a train collides with another train, car, or pedestrian, it is anticipated to result in critical injuries and damages. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, approximately 3,000 train accidents, of which roughly 1,000 are deadly, stem from train accidents each year in the United States.

If you know someone who has sustained an injury as the result of a train-involved accident then you will need to contact a skilled and knowledgeable personal injury attorney from the offices of Metro Law as soon as you are able to do so. 

Every minute that you let slip by without seeking proper legal representation lessens your chances of receiving full financial compensation for your damages. If you would like to have a free consultation with one of our reputable train accident attorneys, then please reach out to us by calling (800) 469-6476 today.

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.