Woman Injured and Horse Killed After Being Struck by Train near Van Buren Boulevard
JURUPA VALLEY, CA (July 1, 2018) – A woman was hospitalized early Sunday evening after her horse collided with a train on Limonite Avenue.
The collision occurred at 5:19 PM near the railroad tracks off of Van Buren Boulevard and Limonite Avenue. A woman, described to be in her early 20s, was riding her horse when they were struck by a train. Her name was not immediately released to the public.
Paramedics assisted the seriously injured woman on her way to a hospital, where she later underwent surgery. Her current condition was not disclosed. The woman’s horse sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing and authorities are asking anyone with relevant information regarding this incident to contact the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station, by calling (951) 955-2600. No further details have been released at this time.
Accidents involving trains can be incredibly dangerous, due to the size and weight of locomotives. Do not attempt to go near the tracks, especially if you see a train approaching. Always stay alert when driving, biking, or walking near train tracks.
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