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Driver blacked out in S.F. Muni rail crash

Posted on July 21, 2009

A light rail operator had turned off the automatic train controls right before he lost consciousness, and his train collided with a parked train, according to the president of San Francisco's transit workers union. Dozens were injured, and 47 people, including the operator of the striking light rail vehicle, were taken to San Francisco hospitals. The NTSB is leading an investigation on the accident. For more on the story, click here.

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