A truck driver mistakenly turned onto the tracks of a commuter rail line and went about 80 feet before getting stuck, federal accident investigators wrote Thursday in their initial findings about a deadly train collision.
The two women were among 30 passengers injured when a Metrolink commuter train struck a pickup truck stuck on the tracks in Oxnard Feb. 24.
The discovery was made around 7 a.m. Monday in the 6000 block of Arnold Road, south of Hueneme Road, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department reported.
A 17-year-old was arrested Sunday for allegedly assaulting a male victim during a fight at a house party.
Police were on the scene of a shooting Sunday that killed a 22-year-old man and injured another man.
Authorities were dispatched to a shots fired call in Oxnard Saturday morning and located two victims after an investigation.
Metrolink officials hope to have trains fully operational late Wednesday afternoon following a derailment that injured more than two dozen people in Ventura County.
Hoping to adopt methods of increasing rail safety, transportation officials may look to create more distance between trains and cars by removing railroad crossings altogether.
While a number of victims of the Oxnard Metrolink crash on Tuesday morning remained in the hospital through the evening, the lucky ones who suffered no serious injuries spoke out about what the fateful moment was like.
Safety improvements by Metrolink may have prevented Tuesday’s derailment in Oxnard from being a lot worse.
A Metrolink train derailed Tuesday morning after it collided with a vehicle on the track, officials said.
The suspect is currently in custody at the Ventura County Jail with bail set at $150,000.
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A 23-year-old woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence after crashing her vehicle into an SUV.
A 19-year-old man remained hospitalized in critical condition Sunday following a traffic collision that occurred last night.