Humphrey, Farrington & McClain has set up a hotline for victims of the crash to speak immediately with an attorney about potential claims. Early on Monday afternoon in rural Missouri, an Amtrak passenger train derailed. Photos shared on social media soon after the event show several train cars to be on their sides. It appears that the collision happened close to Mendon, Missouri.
According to Amtrak, several cars on train number four, which was headed from Los Angeles to Chicago, derailed after colliding with a dump truck at a pedestrian crossing in Mendon, Missouri, at 1:42 p.m. There were 12 staff members and about 243 people on board, and there were initial reports of injuries.
Riders are currently receiving aid from local authorities. Amtrak claims to have put resources into place to assist. Approximately eight passenger carriages and two locomotives were found to have been involved in the incident.
Humphrey, Farrington & McClain has set up a dedicated hotline for victims or family members of the crash to speak immediately with an attorney about potential claims 816-379-6605.
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