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Blue Line Train Collides with Long Beach PD Patrol Car

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This afternoon a Blue Line train traveling southbound on Long Beach Blvd. near 16th Street collided with a Long Beach Police Department patrol car. The force of the train pushed the patrol car over 100 feet, according to a live report on KTLA. The officer is alive, conscious, and alert; it is not known at this time if he was en route in response to a call or why his vehicle was in the path of the train. Reports from the scene indicate that some of the Blue Line passengers are suffering from back pain. Responders from the Long Beach Fire Department are at the crash site, and an investigation is already underway to determine the cause of the accident.