MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Four people were transported to local hospitals after a serious car crash took place in Brooklyn Center overnight.
According to the Brooklyn Center Police Department, the crash took place around 2 a.m. on the 5500 block of Brooklyn Boulevard.READ MORE: St. Paul First Responders Honored For Bravery In Confronting Mass Shooting
When police arrived on the scene they reported three occupants in one of the vehicles being transported to a hospital for minor injuries.
Another vehicle was occupied by a single man who was trapped inside and had to be removed by the Brooklyn Center Fire Department. The man was then transported to a local hospital and is currently in critical condition.READ MORE: Minnesota Expects Record $7.7 Billion Budget Surplus
The Minnesota State Patrol was reportedly called to assist and to reconstruct the accident due to “the serious nature of one parties injuries.”
Law enforcement believes alcohol may have played a factor in the accident.MORE NEWS: Man Charged With Harassing Judge Overseeing Kim Potter Trial In Hennepin Co. Custody
A section of Brooklyn Blvd. was closed down for several hours while officials investigated the accident.