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Minivan crashes into Light-rail

A minivan crashed into the Hiawatha Light-rail in Minneapolis Sunday.

No one was seriously injured, including the passangers on the train.

The accident happened around 4 p.m.. The train was traveling north on 54th Street between the 50th Street/Minnehaha Park and VA Medical Center rail stationson when a minivan turned onto the track, according to the Pioneer Press.

According to the Star Tribune, Bob GIbbons, spokesperson for Metrotransit didn't think that that intersection was a dangerous place.
The driver, a 77-year-old man, was brought to Hennepin County Medical Center for observation.

The light-rail shut down for about one hour.

This is not the first accident the light rail has had. There have been a number of them over the years. Perhaps the transit should install more gardrails to protect other incidents from occuring.