Amtrak Sufliner in Del Mar
An Amtrak Surfliner heads south along the Del Mar bluffs. Courtesy SANDAG

A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by an Amtrak train on the bluffs in Del Mar over the weekend, authorities confirmed Monday.

The accident was reported at 2:50 p.m. Saturday near 8th Street and Stratford Court, according to San Diego County Sheriff‘s Deputy Monica Ramirez of the Transit Enforcement Unit.

“The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was transported to the hospital,” Ramirez said.

No further information was immediately available.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call the sheriff’s non-emergency line at 858-565-5200.

— Staff and Wire Reports

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.