MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - The driver of a van escaped unharmed after colliding with a Metro Transit Blue Line light rail train and flipping the vehicle on Thursday morning in downtown Minneapolis.
The crash occurred just after 8:30 a.m. at 5th Street and 5th Avenue. The Star Tribune reported 12 percent of crashes involving Blue Line trains happen at that particular intersection.
No injuries reported in the car and train accident in downtown Minneapolis. Trains will be moving at slower speeds as the scene is cleared.— Metro Transit (@MetroTransitMN) August 20, 2015