Thursday, July 19, 2001

Blue Line Kills 25 Year Old at Vernon Station

Man Struck by Blue Line Train Is Critically Hurt

Los Angeles Times
July 20, 2001

A 25-year-old man was critically injured Thursday after being struck by a Blue Line train in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

The incident occurred in the 4400 block of South Long Beach Avenue about 5:10 p.m., said Fire Department spokesman Jim Wells. He was taken to California Hospital in “very, very critical condition” with massive head and chest injuries, Wells said.