Two Trains Given Permission to be on Main Track Before Head-On Crash
A report on the head-on collision between two Sacramento Regional Transit trains on August 22 was released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on October 30. The preliminary report explained why the collision occurred that injured 27 people with 13 taken to the hospital. The accident happened at Roseville Road and Marconi Avenue in Sacramento near the Winter Street rail station. The NTSB report stressed that additional train movements were authorized by the SacRT Metro Control Center. SacRT said it would quickly implement any changes recommended by the NTSB.