MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A pedestrian was taken to the hospital after being struck by a light rail train in St. Paul Friday afternoon.
According to the St. Paul Fire Department, the pedestrian was struck by the LRT at Snelling and University avenues. Metro Transit says the incident occurred at 2 p.m.READ MORE: Man, 78, Dies After Car Collides With Pickup South Of Kellogg
The pedestrian — an adult male — was taken to Regions Hospital. The extent of his injuries was not immediately available.READ MORE: Four-Run Ninth Seals 9-2 Win For Twins Over Kansas City
A spokesperson for Metro Transit said that service to the Green Line was suspended for approximately 40 minutes between Raymond and Hamline avenues. Buses replaced the train between those stops.
The spokesperson added that routes 21 and 84 were also temporarily detoured.MORE NEWS: 'This Is Historic': Lawmakers Reach Tax Cut Deal Ahead Of Session Deadline
Just after 2 p.m., Metro Transit said rail service resumed at all stations.