Caltrain service resumes after pedestrian hit in Palo Alto

Bay City News
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Caltrain accident in Palo Alto

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Regular Caltrain service has resumed after a woman was struck by a northbound train at the Palo Alto Caltrain station Tuesday morning, Caltrain officials said.

The woman is still alive and has been taken to a hospital for treatment, according to Caltrain officials.

Northbound Caltrain #143, which left San Jose at 11:10 a.m., struck the pedestrian at 11:45 a.m.

Train service was shut down in both directions. One track was reopened at 12:20 p.m., and full service resumed at 12:45 p.m., Caltrain officials said.

Around 200 people were on the involved train.