An Amtrak train collided with a vehicle Friday evening in North Hills, injuring two people who were in the vehicle.

The collision was reported at 8:59 p.m. in the 16500 block of Roscoe Boulevard, near Hayvenhurst Avenue, according to Scott Loveless of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A medical emergency caused the driver to stop on the tracks, said Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Division. The good Samaritans who got the driver out of the car saved the victim’s life, according to reports from the scene.

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The driver and a passenger were taken to a hospital. Their conditions were fair, Loveless said.

No one aboard the train was injured, according to Loveless.

— City News Service

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