SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A woman struck by a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail train in San Jose Wednesday afternoon has been sent to the hospital, a transit agency spokesman said.
The collision happened around 3:50 p.m. between a pedestrian and a northbound light-rail train on the Winchester-Mountain View line near the Race station near Parkmoor Avenue and Race Street, VTA spokeswoman Brandi Childress said.
Twelve people on the train during the collision didn’t report any injuries, the spokeswoman said.
The woman was transported to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, Childress said.
The pedestrian was awake and alert as she was heading to the hospital, fire officials said.
The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the collision, according to Childress.
Tracks in the area were closed for about an hour. Passengers were transported by bus between the Diridon and Fruitdale stations during the disruption and normal service has since been restored, she said.
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