Update: 183 Crashes, More Than 300 Spin-Outs In MN

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The wet, sloppy mess outside has caused several accidents across the state, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Lt. Eric Roeske, of the Minnesota State Patrol, said from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. there were 183 crashes in Minnesota, with 20 reporting injuries, though none were serious or fatal. Across the state, there were 312 vehicle spin-outs or vehicles off the road. Five vehicles jackknifed statewide.

Of those crashes, 123 accidents occurred in the metro area, with 10 reporting injuries, 183 vehicles went off the road and two vehicle jackknifed.

Roeske reported 84 crashes statewide Tuesday night (ending at 9 p.m.) with 19 involving injuries. More than 100 cars went off the road Tuesday night, after the storm began.


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  • Common Cents

    You sir are an imposter and may I add, more immature than the comments the real Kevin makes. Get a job!

  • Andy

    The state patrol/glorified ticket givers are actually earning their pay.

  • Tracy M

    Another A+ for MNDOT!! Its been an easy winter, they should have a lot of funds for the workers to be out, and keep those roads nice and clean.

    Booooo MNDOT.

  • Stefan

    who are those driver? they should know better.

  • Willow

    Why do people always forget how to drive each time it snows? It’s not like it doesn’t snow every year in Minnesota.

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