California

Five Injured in Amtrak Train Accident at Sand Canyon Rd in Ventura County, CA

Date
December 12, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Train
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Sand Canyon Rd, Somis, Ventura County, CA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Ventura County Police
Vehicles Involved
Amtrak Train
Road/Highway
Sand Canyon Rd
Injuries Sustained

Various injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Amtrak train was involved in a crash


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured at least five people at Sand Canyon Rd in Ventura County, CA on December 12th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. According to investigators, an Amtrak train was involved in a crash with a semi-truck that injured as many as five people. Police say the five people injured had minor injuries while the semi-truck operator was evaluated for possible injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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