Motorcycle Cops Hits Pothole Responding to Downtown Train Crash

Two people were hurt Tuesday afternoon after a car collided with a Blue Line train at 18th and Flower Streets.

The fire department said a Los Angeles County Sheriff's motorcycle deputy was responding to the train crash but lost control of his motorbike after hitting a pothole on 18th Street under the Interstate 10 Freeway.

The lawman was scrambling to help a woman involved in an accident between her Honda van and a Blue Line train near 18th and Flower Streets.  The female was 35-45 years old and taken to a local hospital in critical condition.  No one was reportedly hurt on the train.

At last report the motorcycle deputy was at the hospital being treated and his injuries was non-life threatening.

Contact Us