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Published March 27, 2013, 12:36 PM

Train hits street sweeper in Wayzata

The driver of a street sweeper escaped with minor injuries after the vehicle was struck by a train and pushed down some railroad tracks in Wayzata.

WAYZATA, Minn. (AP) — The driver of a street sweeper escaped with minor injuries after the vehicle was struck by a train and pushed down some railroad tracks in Wayzata.

Hennepin County sheriff's officials say the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hit the sweeper broadside on the driver's side about 6 a.m. Wednesday in the downtown area.

The Star Tribune says the accident tied up morning traffic.

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