Gold Line service update: All Pasadena area stations in service; only Sierra Madre Villa remains closed due to 210 freeway accident

Big rig overturns onto the Metro Gold Line tracks from the 210 freeway. Photo: Metro/Luis Inzunza

Big rig overturns onto the Metro Gold Line tracks from the 210 freeway. Photo: Metro/Luis Inzunza

Update: 11:39 a.m. Gold Line now serving all stations except Sierra Madre Villa. Bus shuttles between Sierra Madre Villa and Allen. Trains are every 20 min until 2 p.m. due to planned work schedule.

Update: 11:14 a.m. Rail service is interrupted between Sierra Madre Station and Allen Station. All trains are being turned back at Allen Station. Metro has established a bus bridge to shuttle passengers between Sierra Madre Station and Allen Station.

Three people were injured this morning in a crash involving a big rig truck on the 210 freeway in Pasadena. The crash was reported just before 8 a.m. at San Gabriel Blvd. The big rig was forced onto the Metro Gold Line tracks, which run along the center divider between the eastbound and westbound freeway lanes. No trains were involved in the accident however rail service is interrupted between Sierra Madre Station and Allen Station. All trains are being turned back at Allen Station. Metro has established a bus bridge to shuttle passengers between Sierra Madre Station and Allen Station. CHP estimates that it will take approximately four hours to clear the accident off the tracks.

No trains were involved in the accident however rail service is interrupted between Sierra Madre Station and Allen Station. All trains are being turned back at the Memorial Station. Metro has established a bus bridge to shuttle passengers between the Sierra Madre Station and Allen Station. Photo: Metro/Luis Inzunza.

No trains were involved in the accident however rail service is interrupted between Sierra Madre Station and Allen Station. All trains are being turned back at the Memorial Station. Metro has established a bus bridge to shuttle passengers between the Sierra Madre Station and Allen Station. Photo: Metro/Luis Inzunza.

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