Driver injured after collision with Metro train in Central Long Beach, police say

A driver was injured Saturday afternoon after a traffic collision with the Metro A Line in Central Long Beach, police say.

The crash occurred around 3:25 p.m. in the 1500 block of Long Beach Boulevard, according to the Long Beach Police Department. When officers arrived to the area, they found the injured driver, who police identified as a woman.

The woman was transported by Long Beach fire personnel to a local hospital, where she is being treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to the LBPD. No other injuries were reported.

The details behind the collision are not clear at this time, however, images of the aftermath show a gray car that appears to jump over the curb that divides traffic and the Metro train tracks.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Fernando Haro is the Long Beach Post's breaking news and public safety reporter.
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