A baby boy is safe at home Tuesday after surviving a run-in with a train. Anja Bochenski’s 15-month-old son, Henry, was in the back seat when a northbound Northstar train crossing Proctor Avenue and Highway 10 in Elk River struck the car’s passenger side around 7 a.m. Monday.
Three major highways will close at 4 p.m. Sunday, due to strong winds, blowing snow and whiteout conditions, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
A 23-year-old Nisswa man died Friday morning after the car he was in veered to avoid stalled traffic and collided with an on-coming van, the State Patrol says.
A 35-year-old man died Thursday near St. Cloud after his SUV went through a stop sign and was broadsided by on-coming traffic, the State Patrol said.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a motorist Saturday evening in Sauk Rapids, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The fatal accident happened at 5:36 p.m. on Highway 10 near County Road 13, when a 1990 Buick Century driven by Angela Lott, 37, left the southbound lane, hitting and killing the pedestrian. Lott, from Sauk Rapids, suffered non-life threatening injuries. The identity of the victim has not yet been released.
MnDOT’s urging drivers to plan ahead this weekend due to several road construction projects around the metro. Highway projects include work on Highway 10 between West Main Street/Greenhaven Road and Seventh Avenue.
When your motto is making “freaky fast” deliveries, the last thing you need to see are orange barrels and detour signs. It’s been a tough summer for Jimmy John’s delivery driver Joshua McClain. “The way [the] highway is is just stopping our business from getting here,” McClain said. “So I’m not getting in as many hours of work. And I mean, just to get anyplace, period, 694 is a highway that everybody uses.”
An Elk River sinkhole has the left lane of westbound Highway 10, just east of Main Street, closed, MnDOT said. Crews are working and the lane is expected to re-open by 4 p.m. Friday as the pavement needs more time to set because of the hot weather.
Authorities say an 86-year-old woman was killed in a crash involving a semi-truck in Becker County. The crash happened along Highway 10 on Thursday afternoon at about 2 p.m.
Authorities said one person was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning in Coon Rapids after a car struck a cement wall. Coon Rapids Police responded to the crash at about 2:50 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Highway 10 near Foley Boulevard.
One person was killed and two others suffered minor injuries after a left the road and hit a tree Monday night in Benton County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced its 2013 construction plans on Wednesday, and it will be a busy season on many of the state’s roads.
Authorities said three roadways re-opened at 5 p.m. Monday after being closed due to a late winter storm.
A 21-year-old man is accused of causing a crash that injured his ex-girlfriend.
The Coon Rapids Crime Prevention Association is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a driver who was involved in a hit and run that injured a police officer.