NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Officials say a pedestrian collided with a light rail train in Norfolk on Friday.

Tom Holden with Hampton Roads Transit tells 13News Now the accident happened at 12:40 p.m. in Civic Plaza.

The person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Trains were temporarily held back at Norfolk State University as authorities investigated the incident. They have since resumed running.

Holden says this is the first accident between a train and a pedestrian since light rail came to the area.

13News Now is working to gather more details. Stay with us for updates in this developing story.

Authorities investigating accident involving light rail train and pedestrian in Norfolk on Nov. 18, 2016.