Man Hospitalized in Deerfield Beach Train Crash on Hillsboro Boulevard
Deerfield Beach, Florida (January 15, 2018) – According to the Broward Police Department, a male driver, in his 40s, was critically injured after his pickup truck was struck by a freight train Sunday night in Deerfield Beach.
The incident happened at around 8:45 p.m. Sunday, January 14 on the eastern railroad tracks near Dixie Highway on Hillsboro Boulevard.
Troopers stated that the southbound Florida East Coast train struck the westbound truck ejecting the male driver of the vehicle.
The man was transported to Broward Health North in Pompano Beach and was in critical condition.
No other injuries were reported in the incident.
Deputies and fire rescue responders were at the crash and the railroad crossing Hillsboro Boulevard, and Dixie Highway was blocked until 10 p.m. during the on-scene investigation.Drivers were requested to avoid the Hillsboro Boulevard.
We wish a quick recovery to the victims of this accident. If you or your loved one was a victim of an accident, we at Percy Martinez Law Office encourage you to seek advice from an attorney. The responsible party should make compensation for the medical bills, loss of income and other costs that you might incur. Call us today at (305) 497-0132, and one of our lawyers will help you file a case against the liable party.