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San Rafael, CA – Bicyclist Killed in SMART Train Accident on N San Pedro Rd

San Rafael, CA – Woman Injured in Crash with Train on N San Pedro Rd

San Rafael, CA (July 5, 2020) – An automobile accident reported on Friday evening claimed one victim’s life. Just after 7 p.m., on July 3, emergency crews in San Rafael responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on North San Pedro Road.

According to reports, a bicyclist was traveling down North San Padre Road when they were struck by a SMART train near crossing by Civic Center Drive. The bicyclist suffered critical injuries in the accident. Ambulances responded to the scene of the crash to transport the 36-year-old male to Marin General Hospital for treatment. Authorities confirmed that the victim later succumbed to his injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident.

Fatal Bicycle Accidents in California

Every year, thousands of people lose their lives in collisions across the state of California. Roughly 4% of victims fatally injured are riding on bicycles at the time of their crash. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the distressing outcomes families are forced to endure as a result of negligent and reckless drivers. When people lose their lives in bicycle accidents, their families should reach out to a California wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.

The Law Offices of William E. Weiss has decades of experience assisting families with protecting their legal rights after losing loved ones in fatal collisions. For nearly four decades, California bicycle accident attorney William E. Weiss has represented numerous families who have lost loved ones in motorcycle accidents caused by careless actions of other motorists to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Contact Attorney William E. Weiss directly by calling (415) 235-7060 to schedule a free case evaluation with an aggressive personal injury attorney in California to see what legal options are available for you.

Notes:  Our firm uses outside sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to various news sources, police reports, traffic incident reports, and first-hand accounts about accidents and the injuries involved.  For this reason, the details surrounding the accidents that we report about have not been independently verified by our writers and staff.  If there is any incorrect or false information in this post, please contact us immediately and will change the post to reflect the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimers:  As valued members of our local community in San Francisco, we at William E. Weiss, are making an effort to improve the overall safety of our community members while informing them about the dangers of driving and reminding drivers to drive safely and use precautions. This post is not a solicitation for business.  The safety information provided should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photographs used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.


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