Three Injured in Metro Expo Line Collision at Lincoln and Colorado Blvd
Intersection has no barriers when a train comes through
April 17, 2018
4/19/18: Three people were hospitalized early Thursday morning after their vehicle was struck by a Metro Expo Line Train at Lincoln Blvd and Colorado, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department said.
An SUV collided with the Expo Line train in the intersection, said Sgt. Frederico of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. That intersection does not have armatures separating traffic from the train.
The vehicle's occupants were rescued and taken to a nearby hospital. At least one train passenger was evaluated for unknown injuries at the scene.
None of the injuries were serious enough to be life-threatening.
History of Expo Line Accidents in Santa Monica
December 10, 2015 Metro Expo Line test train strikes truck and derails in Santa Monica Traffic Collision - Metro Test Train vs. 18 Wheel Stake Bed Truck
May 11, 2016 Test Train and Pickup Collide in Santa Monica Second crash on Expo line
May 23, 2016 LA's Expo Line cleared after car lands on tracks
Sept. 13, 2016 SMC Student Jumps In Front of Expo Line MTA Train to Slow It Down SMC Student Hit by Expo Line MTA Train While Standing on the Platform
Jan. 8, 2017 Car Runs Red Light, Collides With Expo Line Train Late Sunday Morning
Aug. 23, 2017 Prius made an illegal left turn from Colorado onto 11th at about 7:10 p.m. The car turned in front of a train and hit it.
Sept. 15, 2017: Crash Involving Metro Expo Line Train In Santa Monica [14th & Colorado]
Oct. 17, 2017 A pedestrian was utilizing the crosswalk in the mid-block of 1500 Colorado, when he was struck by an Expo train.
April 18, 2018 Three Injured in Train Collision in Santa Monica