LOS ANGELES—Authorities say a Metro Gold Line train has hit a small SUV and left a woman seriously injured on New Year's Eve east of downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott said in a statement that the train and the car collided at 1st Street in the Boyle Heights area shortly after 9 p.m. Monday.

The car's female driver was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

None of the 20 people aboard the train were hurt. They were transferred to another train.