3 injured when RTD light rail derails at Aurora intersection

The R Line train derailed at the intersection of Exposition Avenue and Sable Boulevard on Wednesday, September 21.

The R Line train derailed Wednesday at the intersection of Exposition Avenue and Sable Boulevard around 3:45 p.m.

The Aurora Police Department (APD) said paramedics checked 24 people on the train, including three people who were taken to hospital and expected to be well.

A police camera at the intersection captured the moment the train derailed as it came around a curve. Watch below:

This is the second derailment at this intersection in the past four years. A woman was ejected when another Line R train derailed in a snowstorm in 2019. Several other people were taken to hospital with minor injuries after the derailment.

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