Long Beach police car struck by Metro train

LONG BEACH, Calif.

The southbound train hit the police car at Long Beach Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway at around 1 p.m. The car was pushed down the tracks before the train came to a stop.

The /*Long Beach police*/ officer sustained minor injuries, described as non-life-threatening. He was pinned inside his car for about 30 minutes. The officer was hospitalized along with 11 passengers.

/*Metro*/ service was temporarily affected.

The cause of the incident was under investigation.

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