Police investigating fatal trolley collision in San Ysidro

Police at fatal trolley collision in San Ysidro
Posted at 6:52 AM, Mar 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-23 20:54:38-04

SAN YSIDRO (KGTV) - One person is dead after being struck by a trolley in San Ysidro.

San Diego Police are currently on scene investigating the collision that occurred just before 6:30 a.m. at Beyer Boulevard at Dairy Mart Road. Police said a pedestrian was hit by a westbound MTS trolley.

The victim was not immediately identified. Police did tell 10News' Mimi Elkalla the victim was a male, but didn't have identification on him.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.

Two tracks were open following the incident and trolleys were still moving in the area.

The Metropolitan Transit System alerted commuters to be aware of 15- to 20-minute delays on the UC San Diego Blue Line, due to police activity in the vicinity of Iris Avenue station.

This is a developing story. Stay with 10News as more information becomes available.