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19 Riders Hurt as Train Strikes RTD Bus
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Mendoza, Javier
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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RTD bus driver Floyd Cornelius Lovington (pictured) is treated by paramedics for injuries he sustained when the RTD bus he was driving was struck by a slow-moving Southern Pacific train at the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and Ardmore Avenue in South Gate. Preliminary indications were that Covington apparently misjudged the distance between his bus and the railroad track and stopped too close to the crossing, which has no barrier at the intersection. Photograph dated August 6, 1986.
1 photographic print :b&w ;23 x 35 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Southern Pacific Transportation Company
Southern California Rapid Transit District
Traffic accident victims--California--South Gate
Railroad accidents--California--South Gate
Traffic accidents--California--South Gate
Rescues--California--South Gate
Streets--California--South Gate
Buses--California--South Gate
Allied health personnel--California--South Gate
South Gate (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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