6 Injured in LA Train Accident Involving Benz

At least 6 people sustained minor personal injuries after a train accident involving a Mercedes Benz occurred in downtown Los Angeles, California March 10. Unfortunately, details about the said accident were revealed only recently.

The accident happened at about 4:20 in the afternoon at Venice Boulevard and Flower Street in downtown Los Angeles, according to a Los Angeles Police Department Central Traffic Division spokesperson.

Witnesses said that the Mercedes Benzbeat a red light. As a result of which, the Benz was struck by the fast approaching Metro train during a test run on a railway. The said railway is set to link downtown Los Angeles to Culver City and is expected to open by the end of this year.

An LAPD spokesperson said that all six passengers, including the driver of the Mercedes, were brought to local medical facilities for treatment of the minor personal injuries they sustained.

Video footages from a TV news helicopter showed that the driver side of the Benz collided against the front of an Expo line train while firefighters were using Jaws of Life to extract the passengers from the Benz.

According to a spokesperson from the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, there no immediate information was released about the injuries.

Even photos of the said train accident were not immediately disclosed to the public for some reasons.

In such train accidents, there are existing laws that can determine who shall be held liable, as well as the corresponding settlement for the victims. In such events, Los Angeles injury attorneys are the very best persons to turn to, since train accident claims are absolutely one of their many expertise.

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