- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 13, 2017

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Riverside officials say a family whose car got stuck on railroad tracks survived a crash with a train after the father was able to get one child to safety and a second child who remained in the vehicle survived with minor injuries.

According to Riverside fire officials, the train was travelling at 35 mph (56 kph) when it hit the car Tuesday night.

The Press-Enterprise reports the child that remained in the car was sitting in the back seat on the passenger side, opposite from where the train hit the vehicle.

The injured child was taken to a hospital.

Officials say the crash affected the BNSF Railway line and Metrolink trains.

Riverside police and BNSF Railway police investigated the incident.

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Information from: The Press-Enterprise, http://www.pe.com


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