A man in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a train Monday evening, according to the OC Register, which also reported that “witnesses told investigators that the signals warning pedestrians and motorists about the incoming train had activated, and the man appeared to move underneath the arm meant to block the sidewalk.”
The fatal collision halted train traffic through the area, according to Metrolink’s official twitter feed. Buses were sent to the area in order to assist commuters.
With this horrible incident in mind, do we really want to move forward with the proposed Santa Ana Streetcar? There are currently four options for this proposed Streetcar under consideration, according to the City of Santa Ana: Continue reading