Car Crashes into Mpls Light Rail Train in Hit-and-Run

Updated: 03/18/2013 4:49 PM By: Leslie Dyste

A car apparently slid into a Hiawatha light rail train in Minneapolis and then left the scene, according to Metro Transit.

The crash occurred at 42nd Street East Monday at about 1:30 p.m.

Crews responded to the scene, and the crash caused a delay of about 20 minutes.

No one was injured in the crash.

Metro Transit said the train was damaged. Passengers were taken to the 46th Street Station and were asked to board the next train.

The driver of the car contacted Metro Transit shortly after 2 p.m. and is being interviewed by authorities.

Metro Transit is investigating the crash.