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Pomona Police Department
Sunday September 11th, 2022 :: 05:43 a.m. PDT


Pomona Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Collision


DATE/TIME: Sunday, September 11th, 2022, 2:03 AM

LOCATION: Palomares St, north of Forst St.

UNIT: Traffic Services Bureau

VICTIM: Male Adult; not identified

On September 11th, 2022, at about 2:03 AM, Pomona Police Dispatch received a call of a possible vehicle versus train traffic collision on Palomares St, north of First St. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered a collision involving a sedan that had apparently broadsided a moving freight train at a high rate of speed; the involved driver appeared gravely injured.   LA County Fire arrived on scene, but the victim had succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. It is unknown if alcohol or drugs played a factor in this collision.  The freight train involved belongs to Union Pacific Railroad; they are cooperating fully with the investigation. 

Palomares St. is still closed between First St and Commercial St.

The Pomona Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating this collision.  Anyone with information about this collision is encouraged to call the Pomona Police Department's Traffic Services Bureau at (909) 802-7741 or (909) 620-2048.

Anyone with information that would aid in solving any crime is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2156. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).

Prepared by: Traffic Services
Pomona Police Department


Pomona Police Department
490 W Mission Blvd
Pomona, CA 91766

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-620-2155

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