Man Injured after being Struck by Train in Tualatin

Date: November 27, 2015

Location: 18800 Southwest Boones Ferry Road

Names: Unavailable

Man Injured after being Struck by Train in Tualatin

Friday evening, a man suffered injuries after being hit by a train in Tualatin.

A 35-year-old man was hit by a Portland & Western train in the 18800 block of Southwest Boones Ferry Road.

The man suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to Oregon Health & Science University.

Police believe alcohol may have been involved in the incident.

In a pedestrian v. car accident, the pedestrian is often seriously injured. In cases where the driver is at fault, the driver’s auto insurance will ultimately compensate the injury victim.

Your own Personal Injury Protection (PIP through your own auto insurance) still applies in this type of case, so use your own auto insurance to pay medical bills until you settle your claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance.

If you don’t have an auto insurance policy, then your health insurance will cover your medical bills. If you don’t have auto or health insurance, the at-fault driver’s PIP should cover your medical bills.

If you are interested in discussing whether you might have a pedestrian accident, call a Portland pedestrian accident attorney for help and a free consultation.

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About Sean DuBois

Sean is a personal injury attorney in Portland, OR. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as Oregon Rising Stars for the past four years because of his dedication to justice and fair compensation for his clients. If you need to speak with a lawyer about your injury case, Sean can be reached at 503-222-4411.

Posted on December 3, 2015, in Pedestrian Accidents, Train Accidents and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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