Crash scene
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Metro Blue Line train collides with transit bus

Crash scene
A Metro bus collided with a Blue Line train at Washington Boulevard and San Pedro Street near downtown Los Angeles. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Injured
A man placed in a neck brace is taken to an ambulance after a Metro bus collided with a Blue Line train near downtown Los Angeles. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Blue Line train
Firefighters and other emergency personnel deal with the aftermath of the collision of the bus and train. A Fire Department spoeksman called it “every paramedic¿s worst nightmare -- a traffic collision between mass transit vehicles.¿  (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Treating injured
A woman is taken to an ambulance after the collision between the bus and light-rail train. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Still on the tracks
The Blue Line train did not derail despite hitting a Metro bus.  (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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