AURORA, Colo. — Newly released video shows the moment when a Regional Transportation District (RTD) light rail derailed in Aurora last week, sending three people to the hospital.
The R Line train derailed Wednesday at the intersection of Exposition Avenue and Sable Boulevard at about 3:45 p.m.
The Aurora Police Department (APD) said paramedics checked out 24 people riding on the train, including three people who were taken to the hospital and expected to be okay.
A police camera at the intersection captured the moment the train derailed as it was coming around a curve. Watch below:
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it is gathering information about the derailment.
This is the second derailment at this intersection in the past four years. A woman was ejected when another R Line train derailed there during a snowstorm in 2019. Several other people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after that derailment
From January 2019: Woman ejected from train after it derails in Aurora during early morning snowstorm
From February 2019: RTD: Operator of derailed light rail train in Aurora approached curve too fast, causing woman to be ejected
R Line derailment in Aurora
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