Articles Tagged With ‘Amtrak’

Man hospitalized after spotted down near Santa Barbara train tracks

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A man spotted on the ground near railroad tracks in Santa Barbara Thursday morning led to the abrupt stop of an Amtrak train and responders transporting the person to the hospital. [KCOY] It is unclear if the... (Continue reading)

Train slams into car, drags it 600 feet near Guadalupe

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An Amtrak train slammed into a car that had gotten stuck on the railroad tracks south of Guadalupe on Monday and then dragged the vehicle approximately 600 feet.  Shortly before 5 p.m., a woman crashed a black... (Continue reading)

Train hits and kills pedestrian near Santa Barbara

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A train struck and killed a pedestrian near Santa Barbara on Monday night.  Shortly after 10 p.m., a caller reported the collision north of Santa Barbara, according to Amtrak. Emergency personnel located the deceased person in the... (Continue reading)

Train hits and kills pedestrian near Gaviota

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An Amtrak train struck and killed a man in the Gaviota area Friday morning. The train hit the man at approximately 11:12 a.m. beside Highway 101 about a mile southeast of Mariposa Reina. Emergency responders pronounced the... (Continue reading)

Man struck, killed by train in Guadalupe

A man who was reportedly sitting on railroad tracks near Guadalupe and slowly getting up while a train was approaching was struck and killed on Monday. [Cal Coast Times] At about 3 p.m., the man was on the railroad tracks... (Continue reading)

Train crashes into tanker truck near Guadalupe

An Amtrak train collided with a tanker truck Friday morning south of Guadalupe, causing long delays for passengers traveling by rail on the Central Coast. [Cal Coast Times] At about 7:40 a.m., Train 774 collided with a tractor trailer truck... (Continue reading)

Amtrak train strikes SUV in Guadalupe, woman dies

An Amtrak train crashed into an SUV in Guadalupe Monday afternoon, killing the woman who was driving the vehicle. Shortly before 3 p.m.,  in the 4500 block of Main Street, a woman tried to go around the railroad crossing arms... (Continue reading)

Train collides with farm truck in Oceano

An Amtrak train collided with a farm truck in Oceano Monday morning. The crash caused the farm vehicle to flip over, but no one suffered injuries in the accident. [KCOY] Around 7:30 a.m., the truck was hauling harvest supplies and... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian hit and killed by train near Santa Barbara

A passenger train struck and killed a pedestrian as it was pulling into the Santa Barbara station Wednesday evening. [KEYT] The collision pinned the victim under the train shortly before 6:30 p.m., Santa Barbara police said. The crash occurred in... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed by train in SLO

A 22-year-old man was struck and killed by a train Tuesday night near Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. It has not yet been disclosed if the victim was a student. At about 5 p.m., the man was walking on... (Continue reading)