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Metro Blue Line Train Hits Truck

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A Metro Blue Line train got into a car accident in Los Angeles when it collided with a truck. The train accident was on the rail line between Los Angeles and Long Beach. Rail travel between the two cities was affected.

The accident took place at 5:26 p.m. at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Maple Avenue, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Helen Gilstrap.

At least three people were taken to medical centers, he said, but an MTA official described their injuries as minor.

Buses were used to ferry passengers between the affected stations. At least six people were hurt in the train accident.

For more information on this subject matter, please refer to the section on Airline, Cruise, Bus, and Other Mass Transit.