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Person Rushed To Hospital After Amtrak Train Crashes Into Their Vehicle In Oakland

Westmont Community News

Amtrak train in OaklandPhoto byAmtrak

A person was rushed to the hospital Monday morning after being struck by an Amtrak train in Oakland.

Oakland PD originally responded to reports of a vehicle collision with injuries near Coliseum Way & High St just before 6:30am.

Another 911 caller then reported a person was trapped after an Amtrak train struck their vehicle. The vehicle was reportedly still stuck on the tracks.

With firefighters first to arrived they confirmed an Amtrak struck a vehicle, causing a person to be trapped.

Oakland PD finally arrived on scene and shut down traffic in the immediate area.

Amtrak services on both sides were also suspended as firefighters worked to free the victim from the vehicle.

The victim was eventually freed and rushed to a hospital in unknown condition. The victims gender and age was not released.

Vehicle struck on tracks after crashPhoto byUser via Citizen App

Thankfully no other civilian were injured. No people on the train were injured as well.

Its still unclear of how the situation happened and it is currently under investigation.

Since then, the Amtrak services in that area have reopened on both sides.

No other information is available at this time.

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