Oxnard, California – Pedestrian Injured after Collision with Train near South Rose Avenue and East 5th Street
Oxnard, California (June 29, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a man sustained injuries after a collision with a train that took place in the vicinity of South Rose Avenue and East 5th Street. The incident occurred at approximately 7:56 AM on the morning of Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Authorities have identified the injured man as 38-year old Matthew Wunderlich. These same sources have not provided detailed information concerning the train operators, passengers, or any other individuals directly involved in the crash.
As per the report, Wunderlich was walking along railroad tracks. For an indeterminate reason, he changed course and walked straight onto the tracks and directly into the path of a train. First responders including police and paramedics discovered Wunderlich by the tracks. Afterward, he was transported to a nearby hospital to receive treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing. Individuals who may have information important to the case have been instructed to call Amtrak Officer Neal Gold at (805) 637-9018.
We offer our most heartfelt prayers and loving thoughts to Matthew Wunderlich during this difficult time and wish him a swift and efficient recovery.
At present, authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused this accident. Officials will consider if drug abuse, alcohol consumption, negligence, or recklessness may have contributed to the pedestrian accident in any way. Law enforcement has not revealed if the train driver or the company that owns the train will be held liable for the incident.
In the case of an accident caused by negligence or distraction, the victim will have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, this individual can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills and painful injuries.
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Note: 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 by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
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