Driver Killed in Burlingame Train Accident at Broadway Grade Crossing

Burlingame Train Accident
Burlingame, CA: Driver Killed after Caltrain Hits Vehicle at Broadway Grade Crossing

Burlingame, California (August 17, 2021) – A driver died after a Caltrain struck a vehicle in Burlingame Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities.

The deadly collision happened at around 4:35 p.m. at the Broadway grade crossing.

Authorities said the northbound train hit the vehicle under unclear circumstances.

Train Collision at Broadway Grade Crossing in Burlingame

The driver of the vehicle was killed in the crash. The name of the victim has not been disclosed pending notification of next of kin.

None of the 145 passengers on board the train was injured.

The accident remains under investigation.

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  • Always stop and remain at the scene.
  • Check if you or your passengers have been injured. In case someone is hurt, call emergency services or ask someone else to help.
  • Get to safety – If your car is drivable, move it to a safe area. If it’s not, turn your hazard lights on and set up flares.
  • Call 911 to report the accident.
  • Never discuss or admit fault. Instead, wait for a police officer and insurance companies representatives to figure out the fault.
  • Document the accident and exchange information with other drivers.

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