South LA crash involving Metro Blue Line train leaving two injured, car split in half, LAFD says

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Friday, December 23, 2022 1:31 am

2 injured, car split in half after crash in south LA involving a subway train

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) — At least two people were injured and a car was split in half after a Metro Blue Line train was involved in south Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon.

The crash was reported just before 3:45 p.m. at the 1600 block of E. Vernon Avenue near Vernon Station, according to the LA Fire Department.

There were about 80 passengers on board the train at the time of the accident.

According to preliminary information, the car turned left in front of the train, which led to a collision.

Firefighters extricated a woman from the vehicle. She was transported to a hospital in an unknown condition.

A pedestrian who was not caught by the train suffered minor injuries and was also taken to a hospital.

Shuttle buses are transporting passengers between Slauson and Washington stations as a result of the crash, Metro said.

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