Friday, March 17, 2006

Bicyclist Hit by Blue Line at 55th Street

Train Critically Injures Bicyclist

March 17, 2006

LOS ANGELES ― A bicyclist was critically injured Friday after he was hit by a southbound Metro Blue Line train.

The accident happened at 5:33 p.m. at the intersection of East 55th Street and Long Beach Boulevard, the Los Angeles Fire Department's Brian Humphrey said.

The man was pedaling his bicycle at the signalized intersection when the crash happened. The bicyclist suffered head injuries and was taken to County-USC Medical Center.