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More Details Come to Light in This Morning's Metrolink Crash
How a car ended up being hit by a Metrolink train this morning has been figured out--it was a chain-reaction crash. A vehicle pulling to the side of the road for an ambulance was hit from behind by a pickup truck, which flipped over before coming to a rest on the train tracks where it was hit, according to the Associated Press.
KNX1070 had earlier reported one fatality, but no other news reports have confirmed that yet. Los Angeles Fire Department officials tell LAist that all people in need of hospitalization were transported alive.
The crash occurred around 7 a.m. in the 9800 block of North San Fernando Road near Branford Street in the Sun Valley area. Four people in the two vehicles were transported to the hospital, including two--one, an infant--in critical condition. Eight people aboard the train complained of injuries, two of which that went to the hospital.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.