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Updating the Metrolink train crash in Oxnard




Firefighters and other officials walk near cars from a Metrolink passenger train that derailed Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Oxnard, Calif. Three cars of the Metrolink train tumbled onto their sides, injuring dozens of people in the town 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Metrolink spokesman Scott Johnson told the Los Angeles Times that at least 30 people were injured.
Firefighters and other officials walk near cars from a Metrolink passenger train that derailed Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Oxnard, Calif. Three cars of the Metrolink train tumbled onto their sides, injuring dozens of people in the town 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Metrolink spokesman Scott Johnson told the Los Angeles Times that at least 30 people were injured.
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Three cars of a Southern California Metrolink commuter derailed and tumbled onto their sides after a collision with a truck on tracks in Ventura County northwest of Los Angeles this morning.

Twenty-eight people have been transported to hospitals, according to Captain Mike Lindbery, Ventura County Fire Department PIO.

Read more here.

Guests:

Brian Watt, KPCC reporter at the scene of the crash

Scott Johnson, assistant public affairs officer for Metrolink

Joe Garces, fire investigator and assistant public information officer for the Oxnard Fire Department. He’s been on scene since shortly after the wreck this morning.