Semi-truck, Light Rail train crash in Sacramento

8:03 PM, Nov 17, 2012   |    comments
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Multiple people were injured after a Light Rail train and a semi-truck crashed Saturday evening.

The crash happened around 6 p.m. on Light Rail tracks near 1200 North B Street, Sacramento police said.

Sacramento City Fire Department said 11 people were treated for injuries they sustained because of the crash; three people were transported to get treatment for minor to moderate injuries. The victims included the driver of the Light Rail and train passengers.

The driver of the semi-truck did not sustain any injuries.

The fire department said the crash was fairly slow impact and it could have been worse.

The semi-truck was loaded with almonds; the crash damaged the truck's trailer, causing the almonds to spill on the roadway.

It's unclear what lead to the crash; police and Light Rail crews responded to the scene and are investigating the cause.


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