August 1, 2014
Six people have been hurt in a crash between a rush-hour commuter train and a pickup truck north of downtown Los Angeles.
Fire officials say the crash in Highland Park occurred just before 8 a.m. Tuesday.
The truck was pinned between the MTA train and a concrete pillar.
The train crushed part of the truck bed.
The driver was briefly trapped but was conscious and alert when he was cut free and taken to a hospital.
The train had 50 to 60 people on board.
Fire officials say five were slightly hurt.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.