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Three people injured after car, light-rail train collide at Hazel Avenue

Light-rail service between Sacramento and Folsom was disrupted Wednesday evening when a light-rail train and a car collided at Folsom Boulevard and Hazel Avenue.

Alane Masui, spokeswoman for Sacramento Regional Transit, said the collision occurred at 6:08 p.m. when a car turned in front of a light-rail train that was headed toward Sacramento from Folsom.

Three people – a woman with moderate injuries and two children with minor injuries – were taken to the hospital, the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District reported.

Masui said the scene was being cleared about 6:45 p.m.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy