Argentina- A tragic train crash in Argentina on Wednesday
has caused the death of at least fifty people and left a few hundred people
Investigators are trying to determine what caused the train
which had 1,500 passengers to crash into a barrier at the end of the track at a
Passenger said that the train’s motorman repeatedly
struggled with the brakes during the trip. He overran some stations and missed
one stop all together.
Argentina’s auditor general and others have been critical
Trains of Buenos Aires, the company that maintains the trains stating that in
the past the private company has failed in maintain the safety of the trains.
In the U.S., an accident attorney would be able to seek compensation for the victims if improper
maintenance caused such a tragedy.
At least 703 people were taken to local hospitals, according
to today’s tally. Many people including the train driver are in serious or
critical condition and the death toll has continued to rise. People must look
to see if their loved ones were injured by looking on list posted at the
various hospitals were they were sent.
Accidents are a fact of life, but when someone else’s
negligence led to injuries and death.
Accident lawyers can fight to
get much needed compensation for the victims. Anyone, who has been injured, should contact an accident attorney immediately to work on their case.