The Minnesota State Patrol says a section of I-35 south of Owatonna that was closed after a fiery crash has now reopened. The Patrol says a semi and a car were stopped in the right northbound lane Thursday afternoon due to traffic backups. Another semi crashed into the car, which then collided with the first semi. The trucks then caught on fire, sending a plume of smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.
Two semis and a car were involved in a fiery crash Thursday afternoon on Interstate 35 south of the metro, officials say, and no one was injured.
A 19-year-old Sleepy Eye man faces two misdemeanor charges in connection to a crash that killed four people in March, according to the Brown County Attorney’s Office. On Friday, Kansas Taylor Adams was specifically charged with failure to use due care and allowing over 1.4 grams of marijuana to be in his motor vehicle.
A report by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that traffic fatalities in 2013 were the second lowest in a decade after a jump in 2012.
Two employees of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) are in the hospital after a work zone crash in Burnsville Sunday afternoon. MnDOT says the two workers were injured at 4 p.m. on Interstate 35 just north of Cliff Road in Burnsville.
Authorities are still working on identifying at least one of two victims of a small plane crash in Sauk Rapids. The St. Cloud Times reports one victim has been preliminarily identified, but officials aren’t going to release that information until the IDs of both victims are known.
A semi-truck that rolled on Interstate 29 in South Dakota dumped a trailer full of beer cans into the highway’s median.
A 93-year-old Barrett, Minn. man is dead after a van and truck collided in Douglas County Tuesday, according to the county sheriff’s office. Deputies responded at 1:10 p.m. to the report of the crash involving injuries at County Road 8 and Moe Hall Road. When they arrived, they encountered the truck and a medical transport van with severe front end damage.
A 71-year-old Chaska man died Tuesday after suffering injuries in a head-on collision on Highway 13 in the south metro. The State Patrol says the crash happened just after 4: 30 p.m. in Burnsville.
No one was seriously injured Sunday night after a Metro Transit Green Line test train collided with a vehicle, according to authorities.
Another motorcyclist has been killed after a crash just before 10 p.m. Thursday night. The crash happened on Interstate 94 at Dowling Avenue in Minneapolis.
A jury in western Kentucky has convicted a Minnesota truck driver of reckless homicide for a crash on Interstate 24 that resulted in the death of a man. The Kentucky New Era reports jurors on Thursday also convicted Timothy Baldwin on counts of wanton endangerment, evading police and resisting arrest.
One man is dead and two people are hospitalized after a car crashed into two motorcycles in north Minneapolis on Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred near the intersection of 23rd Avenue North and Penn Avenue North, according to Minneapolis Police.
A 43-year-old woman was killed after the motorcycle on which she was riding crashed into a van west of Cambridge, Minn. Thursday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened along Highway 95.
A Ramsey County Sheriff’s Deputy is recovering from minor injuries after crashing into a commercial building. Officials said the deputy was chasing someone when his vehicle swung wide on a turn and hit a building on Willow Lake Boulevard, rupturing a natural gas line.