Woman killed, child hurt in Baltimore Light Rail crash
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A collision between a car and the Baltimore Light Rail on Thursday morning killed a woman and injured a child, officials said.

The child received non-life-threatening injuries in the crash, according to The Baltimore Sun. The crash occurred around 7:30 Thursday morning at Mulberry and Howard streets, Baltimore Fire Department and Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) spokespeople said.

Officials did not release the names of the child, the woman or the driver, who himself received minor injuries, according to the newspaper. The Light Rail driver was also taken to the hospital, and is expected to recover, according to the MTA. It was unclear whether any other light rail passengers were injured but the transit authority said no one else was hospitalized.


Transit officials said the car crossed onto the tracks heading eastbound on Mulberry Street, where it was hit by both the southbound train and the northbound train. Marvin Barber, a local resident, told the Sun he witnessed the car run a red light before it was hit by both trains.

“One hit them this way; the other hit them that way,” he told the newspaper.

The car itself was “wedged between two Light Rails,” forcing first responders to extricate people from it, Fire Department spokesperson Blair Adams told the Sun. The MTA is set to run buses between the Camden and North Avenue stations while the trains are out of commission.