Metro Train Nearly Hits Independent Safety Inspectors

AJ Contributor

A team of independent safety inspectors was nearly hit last month by a Metro train that appeared to be traveling at full speed and making no attempt to slow, as required by agency rules.

The inspectors “experienced a near-miss situation” and “were forced to quickly scramble out of the way to avoid being struck,” according to a report released late Wednesday by the Tri-State Oversight Committee, which monitors safety at Metro. No one was injured.

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