California train derails after collision with lorry

A commuter train has hit a lorry which had driven on railway tracks, causing four carriages to derail northwest of Los Angeles.

The vehicle was engulfed in flames and 28 people were injured, train operator Metrolink said, four critically.

The collision happened at a level crossing in Oxnard, after the lorry stopped on the tracks, officials said.

The 54-year-old lorry driver was detained a mile (1.6km) away and has been charged with felony hit-and-run.Read More…

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