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.
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