Glen Rock, NJ – Man Fatally Struck by Train Near Glen Rock Borough Hall Train Station

Glen Rock, NJ – Man Fatally Struck by Train Near Glen Rock Borough Hall Train Station

Glen Rock, NJ (June 08, 2022) – A man was hit and killed by a commuter train on Wednesday, June 8th in Glen Rock.

According to New Jersey Transit, the victim, a man believed to be in his 50s, was struck at about 9:20 a.m. in the area of the Glen Rock Borough Hall train station.  

The No. 56 Bergen Line train was supposed to arrive in Hoboken at 9:52 a.m. after departing from Port Jervis at 7:39 a.m. 

 A spokesman for the agency said there were no reported injuries to the 100 passengers and crew on board the train.

Members of the Valley Hospital Paramedics and Glen Rock Fire Department responded to assist transit and borough police.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Train Accidents in New Jersey

Glen Rock, NJ - Man Fatally Struck by Train Near Glen Rock Borough Hall Train Station

Accidents that involve trains are usually critical and can happen for multiple reasons. This is why we encourage victims to work with a reliable personal injury attorney when it comes to determining the precise cause of their accident. 

Some of the most common causes of train accidents in New Jersey are:

  • Engineer/Operator negligence
  • Traveling at excessive speeds
  • Sudden braking 
  • Partial or total derailment
  • Failing to adequately maintain tracks and trains
  • Collisions with objects or other vehicles 

While undoubtedly not the most typical of accidents, when they do occur, train accidents normally produce catastrophic outcomes. The attorneys at the Metro Law offices have worked diligently for the past forty years to successfully represent the families of those who were critically or fatally injured in New Jersey Transit or Amtrack accidents. 

If you or a member of your family was injured in a train accident, you might be eligible to collect financial compensation for the monetary, emotional, and physical losses you sustained. 

Our practiced train accident attorneys in New Jersey are prepared to guide you through the claims process and ensure that you understand your rights and options.   

If your or a family member was injured or killed in a train accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to explore legal action available for you.

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.