1 Hurt in San Diego Train Accident
SAN DIEGO, CA (May 31, 2019) – woman sustained critical injuries after she was hit by a train near Washington Street on May 29.
Authorities came to the scene on the railroad tracks near Washington Street and Pacific Highway around 6:30 p.m. Upon arrival, they found the victim, Deputy T. Eikermann of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department‘s Transit Enforcement Unit said.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a woman walked into the middle of the railroad while a northbound Coaster train traveled 35 mph. The train hit the woman and medics transported her to a hospital with critical injuries.
The train passengers didn’t suffer any injury.
Authorities are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact the sheriff’s department at 858-565-5200.
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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