MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Metro Transit police say a boy was hit by a METRO Green Line train in St. Paul early Wednesday evening.

(credit: CBS)

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It happened near the Victoria Street Station at about 5:45 p.m. Investigators say the boy — whose exact age and identity have not been released — was struck after he had exited an eastbound train and tried to cross the street in front of it.

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Police say he was taken to Regions Hospital, where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

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