- Associated Press - Monday, March 7, 2016

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Commuter trains are moving again on a section of the Metro Gold Line extension that was shut less than a day after its grand opening when a big rig crashed through a freeway median in Pasadena.

Metro officials say repairs were completed shortly before 3:30 a.m. Monday - about 24 hours after the crash.

The California Highway Patrol said the truck driver suffered minor injuries after he lost control of his tractor trailer early Sunday and struck the center median on Interstate 210.

The crash shut three westbound lanes of the freeway until Sunday afternoon and forced Metro to replace train service between three stations with bus shuttles.

The 11.5-mile Metro Gold Line extension connecting Pasadena to Azusa opened on Saturday and drew about 30,000 riders.

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