Peekskill, NY – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train on Hudson Line

Peekskill, NY – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train on Hudson Line

Peekskill, NY (March 18, 2022) – A pedestrian was hit and killed by an Amtrak train traveling northbound on the Hudson Line in Peekskill on Thursday, March 17th.  

The victim was fatally struck at about 3:20 p.m. by train #291, the Ethan Allen Express, traveling to Rutland, Vermont from New York City. 

Officials were unable to even say if the victim was a man or a woman.  

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

Train Accidents in New York 

Peekskill, NY - Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train on Hudson Line

Trains accidents are complicated and can occur for a variety of reasons. It is for this reason that victims will need a reliable personal injury lawyer to determine the specific cause of their accident. Some of the more frequent causes of train accidents include:

  • Operator negligence
  • Speed
  • Sudden braking 
  • Derailment
  • Failure to maintain train tracks and trains
  • Collisions

Train accidents are not very common. When they do take place, they often have catastrophic outcomes. The attorneys at Metro Law have spent the past four decades successfully representing the families of victims who were seriously injured or killed in New York Amtrak and Transit accidents. 

If you or a loved one was injured in a train accident, you could be entitled to financial compensation for the financial, emotional, and physical damages you sustained. 

Our experienced train accident lawyers in New York are ready to guide you throughout the claims process and help you understand your legal options.   

Peekskill Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our Peekskill wrongful death attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help bereaved families by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. 

Metro Law’s train accident attorneys in Peekskill work diligently to ensure those harmed by the negligent actions of others hold wrongdoers accountable. Our team is dedicated to helping grieving families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. 

We strive to ensure their legal rights are protected after being harmed in preventable collisions throughout the state. Our team works diligently to help victims hold those at fault accountable and collect the maximum amount of compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages resulting from their accidents. 

If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in New York 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.