SAN DIEGO, CA — One person was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when they were struck by an AMTRAK train in San Diego’s Old Town neighborhood, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
The incident occurred near the Old Town Transit Center on 4005 Taylor Street shortly after 2:00 p.m.
According to authorities, the pedestrian was hit by a southbound train as it approached the center.
The victim suffered serious injuries and was rushed to San Diego’s Scripps Mercy Hospital.
An investigation by the SDSD’s Transit Enforcement Unit was underway.
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