St. Louis Public Radio News
6:43 am
Tue August 22, 2006

Minor injuries after light rail accident in St. Louis

St. Louis – Officials with the agency that operates St.
Louis' light rail system continue to investigate after a piece of equipment fell onto a train, smashing a window and causing minor injuries.

One passenger on the MetroLink train was taken to a hospital for cuts from the broken glass. Four others were treated at the scene.

The incident happened at 10:10 Monday night near a MetroLink station in Forest Park.

About 75 people on the train were taken by bus to other stops or to their homes.

The line reopened at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday.