A Metrolink commuter train carrying 350 people collided head on with a freight train in the San Fernando Valley today, killing at least 10 people and injuring dozens more.
• At least 10 dead, 40 injured
• Officials expect the death toll to mount
• Still unclear what caused the accident
Hours after the 4:30 collision, firefighters were still pulling trapped passengers from the devastated passenger car.
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The mangled car was left lying on its side with the Metrolink engine shoved back inside it.
The engine of the Union Pacific freight train was also on its side, with the rest of the train accordioned behind it.