County Road 81
A wrong-way driver may have been drinking before a crash that killed him and another driver in Maple Grove, police say. Michael Kelley, of Dayton, drove into oncoming traffic Friday afternoon on County Road 81 in Maple Grove.
Two people are dead and three are injured after a two-car crash and subsequent head-on collision in Maple Grove Friday afternoon. According to the Maple Grove Police Department, officers were called to a report of a head-on collision around 3:54 p.m. Friday at County Road 81 and Maple Grove Parkway.
Motorists in the Twin Cities should expect delays this weekend as both directions of Highway 100 will be closed in Brooklyn Center for construction. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said the closure will start at 10 p.m. Friday and the highway should be back open by 5 a.m. Monday for the morning commute.
Two men sit in the Sherburne County Jail charged with a brutal Elk River home invasion. But the biggest threat came as 40-year-old Aaron Martin and 31-year-old Ryan Woehler sent police on a high-speed chase, going the wrong way on Interstate 94 near Rogers last Thursday. Dozens of motorists and law enforcement officers were put at risk as the pursuit continued for nearly two miles. Authorities believed that the men had a kidnapping victim with them.
Police say they believe a brazen Elk River home invasion that ended with a police chase through the northwest Twin Cities metro on Thursday was not random. Shortly after 9 a.m., Elk River Police were called to a possible home invasion on the 18500 block of Quinty Court.
Authorities said two suspects were arrested Thursday morning in connection with an Elk River home invasion that ended with a police chase through the northwest Twin Cities metro. Elk River Police were called at about 9:05 a.m. to a possible home invasion on the 18500 block of Quinty Court.
Crystal Police are investigating an overnight crash between a squad car and another vehicle full of people. The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. at 62nd and County Road 81.
Drivers in the Twin Cities metro area now have a new and safer stretch of highway to travel on.