RIVERSIDE – An elderly woman that was hit by an Amtrak train remains in critical, but stable condition on Wednesday evening. At around 6:40 a.m. Riverside Police, AMR and Riverside City Fire responded to the report of a train versus pedestrian collision near Pierce Street and the railroad tracks, between Magnolia Avenue and Indiana Avenue.
Authorities said that the woman was walking southbound on Pierce Street when she continued in front of the westbound traveling train. The train was unable to stop and avoid the woman and she was struck by the train. When emergency medical personnel arrived at the scene they located the woman with head and knee injuries. The woman was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of her injuries.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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