A water truck and an Amtrak train collided about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles late Wednesday morning, causing the locomotive to derail partly.
The Ventura County Fire Department reported that three vehicles left the rails.
The Moorpark Acorn reported that none of the almost 200 passengers on the passenger train and no employees of Amtrak were thought to have suffered significant injuries.
However, the truck’s driver was sent to a nearby trauma hospital. For unknown circumstances, his public works truck was stopped on the route of the westbound train.
On Wednesday afternoon, buses were deployed to transport passengers to their destinations.
According to the Moorpark Acorn, at least four commuters had “bumps and scrapes” treatment at a local hospital.
The Ventura County Star reported that Seattle, Washington, was the last stop for the train. Including the three derailed cars, all eight of its vehicles were in an upright position.
According to reports, the collision happened at about 11:15 am. and slowed down traffic.
This week, Amtrak service in New York was also suspended, although it was a preventative step.
According to Adirondack Explorer, track issues north of the U.S. border caused the Adirondack line, which connects the Empire State with Montreal, Canada, to cease service.
Rep. Elise Stefanik and Sen. Charles Schumer are reportedly aiding in the resolution of the