AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– A passenger on the R Line was ejected when the train derailed in Aurora on Monday afternoon. That passenger suffered serious injuries.

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The R Line train derailed at the intersection of S. Sable Boulevard and Exposition Avenue while it was making the turn. The passenger who was ejected was rushed to the hospital.

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Other passengers on the light rail were also injured and some were transported to the hospital.

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The intersection was closed for about an hour during the investigation and cleanup. RTD crews worked to put the train back on the tracks and get it running.

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The passengers on board who were not hurt boarded buses to complete their journey.

  1. Jenny Reed says:

    I live about 2 blocks from this I hope the lady is ok and i’m wondering is there a way to have this not happen again .

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