Over 100 people were injured in Sunday morning’s Amtrak 91 crash.
This was after the train passed through Columbia and into Lexington County.
The following information is from the Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr.
We are a local law firm that is able to help victims and their family
members. If you think we might be able to help you call
Looking for information about the Amtrak 91 crash?
Amtrak has established a hotline at
Most of the injured have been taken to these areas hospitals:
Lexington Medical Center
Palmetto Health Richland
Need to pick up your family from the Amtrak 91 crash?
Over 100 of those injured in the Amtrak 91 crash have been taken to hospitals
in Lexington and Columbia, South Carolina. Many people have already been
released, but some are being admitted.
Amtrak is also providing buses to help those well enough to travel to continue
to their destination.
If you need to travel to our area to help your loved one, here is how to do it:
By Car from New York
Lexington and Columbia are approximately a 7 hour drive from the Washington,
DC metropolitan area.
Take I-95 South. Once inside South Carolina you take exit 160B to I-20
West. Continue on I-20 West, it will take you through Columbia and Lexington.
If you are going to Palmetto Richland take exist 68 and make a left. Palmetto
Health is located in downtown Columbia, so GPS directions will be helpful.
Without GPS, take a left on Columbia College Drive. This is just past
the Eau Claire High School. Make a right on Farrow Road. Travel to Harden
Street and then follow the signs to the hospital.
To get to Lexington Medical Center take exit 61 and then make a left. Hospital
will be on your left.
By Car from Miami
Lexington and Columbia are approximately 9 hours from Miami. Take I-95
North until you reach I-26 inside South Carolina. Take 86B to get on I-26 West.
To get to Lexington Medical Center take exit 110 and then make a left.
The Hospital will be on your right.
For Palmetto Health Richland take exit 1088-A onto 126. Follow 126 into
downtown Columbia. It turns into Elmwood Avenue. Make a left onto Bull
Street and then a right onto Harden Street. Follow the signs to the hospital.
The closest airport is Columbia (which is located in Lexington County).
The airport code is CAE. Direct flights are available from New York, Philadelphia,
and the Washington DC area. Rental cars are available at the airport.
Taxi or Uber\Lyft service is available.
The Charlotte airport is approximately 2 hours from the Columbia\Lexington
area via I-77. The airport code is CLT. This is a large airport, and has
direct flights from many areas of the country and even international.
The Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., is located in Lexington, South Carolina,
the same county as this derailment. We have been helping injury victims
since 2004 recover the compensation that they are legally entitled to.
There is no charge to see how we can help. Our number is