Calif. commuter train derails after crash with tractor-trailer

At least 30 people injured in collision that derailed three of the train's passenger cars


By Joseph Serna
Los Angeles Times

OXNARD, Calif — A Metrolink train derailed in Oxnard early Tuesday after colliding with a tractor trailer on the tracks.

The collision occurred about 5:55 a.m. at the Rice Road crossing, Metrolink spokesman Scott Johnson told the Los Angeles Times.

Video frame grab of passenger recieving medical aide after a Metrolink train that derailed in Oxnard early Tuesday after colliding with a vehicle on the tracks.
Video frame grab of passenger recieving medical aide after a Metrolink train that derailed in Oxnard early Tuesday after colliding with a vehicle on the tracks. (KTLA)

The collision derailed three of the passenger train’s cars and injured at least 30 people, he said. He could not confirm initial reports of casualties.

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