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.READ MORE: Authorities Searching For Man Who Escaped From Northern Minnesota Prison
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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.MORE NEWS: Baby Formula Shortage: Biden To Invoke Defense Production Act (CBS NEWS)
Police say it appears alcohol was a factor in the incident.