Sixteen Injured as Trains Collide Head-On

October 13, 2011 Updated Oct 13, 2011 at 11:15 AM EDT

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Sixteen Injured as Trains Collide Head-On

October 13, 2011 Updated Oct 13, 2011 at 11:15 AM EDT

According to a story in the San Francisco Chronicle, 16 people were injured late Wednesday night when a pair of Amtrak trains were involved in a head-on collision in Oakland, Calif.

According to the Chronicle, one of the trains was traveling around 15-20 mph when it crashed into the other train, which was stationary. The report says an Amtrak official the moving train had run through a red signal. Around 150 people were on the trains, the story says.

Read the San Francisco Chronicle story HERE.