1 Hurt in Simi Valley Train Accident
SIMI VALLEY, CA (August 29, 2019) – A man sustained injuries in a train accident on Hidden Ranch Drive on August 21.
The crash happened at about 7:00 p.m. on Hidden Ranch Drive south of Los Angeles Avenue.
According to an Amtrak employee, the train departed east from the train station at 5050 Los Angeles Avenue. However, a pedestrian attempted to cross the tracks and got hit by the train.
The male pedestrian in his 30s got knocked to the ground. He then escaped the area and jumped a fence nearby before medical responders came.
The authorities looked for the victim and located him at a nearby bike path. TA responding ambulance spotted the pedestrian who suffered injuries. However, he declined medical transportation.
When driving, it is always important to obey all traffic laws and abide to all railroad crossings. It is also important to never drive while impaired otherwise it could lead to serious consequences to yourself and possibly injure others. By driving responsibly, it ensures you and others will be able to react in case something does happen.
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