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
By Austin Dave
Friday, December 30th, 2016

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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Austin Dave

Austin Dave

Austin Dave is an award-winning multimedia journalist. He heads The Signal's video news operations while reporting on the Santa Clarita Valley's most impacting topics.

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

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

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.

About the author

Austin Dave

Austin Dave

Austin Dave is an award-winning multimedia journalist. He heads The Signal's video news operations while reporting on the Santa Clarita Valley's most impacting topics.