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MTA bus, Blue Line train collide in downtown L.A.

Bus1
Los Angeles paramedics have responded to a collision of an MTA bus and a Blue Line train near Broadway and Washington Street in downtown Los Angeles.

Bus2 Six people suffered injuries that were not life-threatening and were taken to local hospitals. The collision occurred shortly after 7 a.m.

-- Sam Quinones

Photo: A collision between a Metro Blue Line train and a
bus south of downtown Los Angeles on Friday injured at least six people. At right, firefighters work on KeithTaylor, a passenger on the
Metro Blue Line train when the collision occurred. Credit: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

 
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Wow, is that incident gonna cost LA major dollars in law suits by the suits of law! I certainly hope the bus driver will be immediately discharges or perhaps the train driver, if he/she ran a light. I am amazed at how often city drivers are involved in accidents. Are they texting? Drunk? On drugs? In space? On another planet? Seems like the only thing they are being paid to do IS PAY ATTENTION. But, alas, that priority seems to be a non-starter in their brains, small as they maybe.

if you've ever ridden the metro system in LA, you will not be surprised at this incidence


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