Gainesville, GA – Bonnie Carrillo Killed in Train Crash Near Dorsey St
Last updated Thursday, February 9th, 2023
Gainesville, GA (February 6, 2023) – A woman was killed in a fatal train crash that took place in Gainesville on the morning of Thursday, February 2.
According to Hall County officials, the accident happened on the train tracks around the area of Dorsey Street and Industrial Boulevard at 7 a.m. When investigators responded to the scene, they discovered that a woman was struck by a passing train in the area. They believe that the woman was crossing the train tracks when she was struck by a train. It is believed that she may have been searching for an item in the area.
Several responders, including Gainesville paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian, who has since been identified as 50-year-old Bonnie Carrillo, was critically injured in the accident and rushed to Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was tragically pronounced dead from her injuries while there.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident. We hope that they will find comfort during this difficult time.
Fatal Train Accidents in Georgia
Though train-related collisions are some of the most uncommon types of accidents that happen in Georgia, they are known for being some of the most catastrophic. Hundreds of people actually lose their lives in fatal train accidents in Georgia and beyond every year. In 2021, it was reported that 893 people were killed in railroad-related accidents. This was a 20% increase from 2020, which means that these accidents are increasing more than ever before. Especially when pedestrians are involved in fatal accidents, they are likely to lose their lives due to their lack of protection. If you have lost someone close to you in a train accident, it is important that you seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.
The loss of a loved one is never an easy thing to face, as it happens to your family so unexpectedly. You may be grieving your losses and wondering how you and your family will ever keep up with the bills that pile up against you. Bringing a wrongful death claim is never easy, as these claims are known for being some of the most complex in nature. Luckily, you have options with the assistance of a Gainesville wrongful death attorney on your side.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in accidents throughout Georgia. It is our job as your attorneys to ensure that you receive the fairest settlement possible when it comes to your claim. We will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial expenses
Please do not hesitate to contact a train accident attorney in Gainesville at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you and your family.
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