UPDATE, 2:30 p.m.: Regular Gold Line service resumes for the remainder of the afternoon with residual delays while equipment repairs are underway.
UPDATE, 1:40 p.m.: bus shuttles replace trains between South Pasadena and Fillmore Station. All other stations in service. Up to 15 minute delays along the line.
We’ll update the blog as the afternoon goes on. The accident occurred at about 12:12 p.m. at the Glenarm crossing in Pasadena involving a southbound Gold Line train and a single automobile that was apparently traveling eastbound on Glenarm.
Southbound Gold Line trains are turning back at Del Mar Station in Pasadena. Northbound trains are turning back at South Pasadena Station.
The bus bridge is operating between South Pasadena, Fillmore and Del Mar stations.
The Pasadena Fire Department tweeted that five people from the train were transported to the hospital with minor injuries and that the driver of the car was transported with serious injuries. The accident is under investigation.
The crossing gates and other equipment appear to be damaged and this could impact the afternoon commute. We’ll provide updates as we learn more.
Metro reminds all pedestrians, cyclists, motorists and others to always be alert and to look and listen at rail crossings. Never try to beat a train.
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