4 Injured in Train Crash at East Harbor Boulevard and South California Street
Train Hits Car on Tracks in Ventura Accident
Ventura, CA (December 27, 2019) – Four people were injured when a confused driver stopped on railroad tracks, leading to a train crash in Ventura. The accident occurred on the evening of December 27 at East Harbor Boulevard and South California Street.
A car was hit by a train at the intersection, located near the Crowne Plaza Hotel. A 79-year-old man was driving the car, which had three passengers inside. He was confused about the crossing lights and stopped on the railroad tracks.
At the same time, a Union Pacific freight train was traveling toward the crossing. The engineer was unable to stop in time. The car was hit by the train.
A 37-year-old man inside the vehicle suffered major injuries. The three other people inside the car were hospitalized with minor injuries. Nobody on the train was injured.