Pedestrian Hit by Train near West Ash Street [Little Italy, CA]
Man Hit by Coaster Train near West Ash Street and Kettner Boulevard in Little Italy
LITTLE ITALY, CA (November 18, 2020) – A pedestrian sustained injuries after he was hit by a train near West Ash Street, Wednesday afternoon.
According to the San Diego Police Department, the incident happened at about 4:30 PM. For reasons still under investigation, a Coaster passenger train hit a man in the area of West Ash Street and Kettner Boulevard.
Emergency crews then rushed the pedestrian to a hospital, where he is expected to recover soon.
As per reports, the accident delayed rail service for several hours.
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate the cause of the accident. Officers will release additional information once it becomes available.
As a pedestrian, you should cross tracks only at designated roadway crossings. Also, never walk around or behind lowered gates at a crossing. Always obey railroad crossing signals and stay alert when crossing.
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