21 injured after Metro train collides with vehicle near USC
LOS ANGELES – Twenty-one people were injured, one gravely, Saturday morning after a Metro light-rail train collided with a vehicle near University of Southern California, authorities said.
The crash occurred around 10:50 a.m. in the 900 block of Exposition Boulevard, KTLA reported.
Firefighters extricated the driver of the vehicle, who was in grave condition.
The operator of the Expo Line train was in critical condition.
Nineteen others suffered minor injuries, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Ten of the injured, including the driver and operator, were transported to hospitals.
The cause of the collision was not immediately known.