30 injured as train hits tractor in US

Los Angeles: At least 30 people were injured Tuesday when a train collided with a tractor-trailer and derailed northwest of Los Angeles city in US' California.

The Metrolink train, en route from Ventura County to Los Angeles, hit the tractor-trailer around 5.55 a.m, Xinhua reported. No fatalaties were, however, reported in the accident. Metrolink spokesman Scott Johnson said that the collision derailed three of the passenger train's cars.

Firefighters rushed to the scene of the accident, and the injured passengers were under treatment. A crash in 2008 involving another Metrolink train that travelled on the same route killed 25 people and injured 135.

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