Woman Seriously Injured in Simi Valley Train Accident
Simi Valley, California (September 4, 2019) – According to a local news source, a suspected hit-and-run driver was struck and seriously injured by an Amtrak train Tuesday night in Simi Valley.
The crash occurred Tuesday, September 3. Authorities did not mention in the report the exact time and scene of the accident.
The authorities said the hit-and-run female motorist was fleeing the scene of a previous crash when her white BMW X5 was hit by the train on the tracks. The train carried the vehicle about 200 yards down the track before the train stopped.
The BMW driver was pulled out from the car by emergency crews. She was then transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
The other driver of the vehicle involved in the initial accident remained at the scene.
No injuries were reported on the train.
An investigation into the accident is underway.