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.

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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.

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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.

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A section of Brooklyn Blvd. was closed down for several hours while officials investigated the accident.