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

December 12, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Train
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

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

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Ventura County Police
Vehicles Involved
Amtrak Train
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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