Metrolink tracks shut down after car crash in San Fernando Valley; trains delayed

In this undated file photo, a Metrolink commuter train heads for Via Princessa station. Dan Watson/The Signal

Commuters looking to beat the rush hour jam by train will have to pack some patience as Metrolink operators scramble to keep passengers on time tonight.

At 5:07 p.m., reports of a two-vehicle crash impacting railroad tracks in Los Angeles near San Fernando Road and Olden Street resulted in officials shutting down the line between the Newhall and Sylmar Metrolink stations.

A tweet from Metrolink sent out at 5:32 p.m. confirmed delays were unknown. Los Angeles City Fire was on the scene of the crash shortly after 5 p.m.

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