A SEPTA trolley and a freight train collided during the Thursday morning commute in Darby, Pennsylvania; injuring six passengers, including the trolley operator.
The crash happened around 8:30 a.m. and occurred at South 6th and Main streets in Darby. According to SEPTA’s real-time tracker, the trolley was headed to the 13th Street Trolley Station from the Darby Transportation Center, with about 20 people on board.
The six injured people were brought to the hospital.
Thousands of train accidents happen each year, causing hundreds of injuries and deaths in the United States. Injured individuals have the right to seek recovery of damages for medical expenses, loss of income, and pain and suffering.
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