A young man is in critical condition after being hit by a train on the South Coast.
Oxnard police say it happened just before 5 pm Friday at Oxnard Boulevard south of Vineyard Avenue.
The train had just left the Oxnard station going northbound when witnesses say they saw a man walking on the train tracks southbound towards the path of the oncoming train. Authorities say the man tried to jump out of the way of the train at the last moment but was hit.
He suffered life-threatening injuries.
The victim has been identified as an 18-year-old Oxnard resident.