Man Critically Injured During Motorcycle Stunt in Simi Valley

A motocross rider from Los Angeles was seriously injured Sunday after attempting a risky stunt over train tracks, police said.

Andrew Flores, 22, of Canoga Park is the second rider in recent months to unsuccessfully attempt to clear the expanse between two cliffs on either side of the train tracks, according to the Simi Valley Police Department.

The incident occurred about 5 p.m. near the 500 block of West Los Angeles Avenue in Simi Valley, where Flores had a friend with a video camera to record the stunt, said Simi Valley police Cmdr. Alan Thompson.

Flores jumped across but failed to land safely, police said.

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