MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A person is fighting for their life tonight after a car crashed into a power pole on the light rail tracks.

It happened just before 5 p.m. Friday on eastbound University Avenue and Chatsworth Street in St. Paul. Police say five people were in the car at the time of the crash.

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One person is in critical condition, another is in serious condition, three are stable, and one other person has minor injuries. A light rail train was not involved in the crash.

Train service was suspended Western Avenue and Fairview Avenue stations for several hours after the crash. Regular service resumed just after 9 p.m.

Police say it appears alcohol was a factor in the incident.

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