A south bound Metro Blue Line train was involved in an accident about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday involving a pedestrian at the 1St Street Station in Long Beach. Preliminary reports indicate that a woman was hit by the train as it approached the station.
The Long Beach Fire Department responded and transported the individual to a nearby hospital with head injuries. The cause of the accident is under investigation. No other injuries were reported. Service between the Transit Mall stations and 5th Street was disrupted but resumed normal operations about 10 a.m.