7 Injured After Blue Line Train And Minivan Collide

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Seven people were injured after a Blue Line train and minivan collided downtown Thursday evening.

It was unclear if the injuries came from the train or the vehicle but officials did say none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening.

Devin Gales of the Los Angeles Fire Department told reporters that two of the patients had “moderate injuries and five had minor injuries.”

Katie Clark, reporting for Sky2 overhead, said the collision occured downtown near 41st and Alameda.

She also reported that there were “many” emergency crews on scene.

An investigation into the cause of the crash was on-going.

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