The Minnesota State Patrol says a state trooper plucked a woman from her car after rapidly rising water flooded Interstate 90 and stranded her car in the southwest corner of the state near the South Dakota border. The Patrol says the water was over the driver’s seat when she called 911 around 9:15 p.m. Monday.
A woman had to be rescued as her car was being swallowed by rising waters from heavy rain on Interstate 90 in southwestern Minnesota Monday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The water has been going down in southwestern Minnesota, where officials closed all four lanes of Interstate 90 from Luverne to the South Dakota border.
A trucker suspected in the hit-and-run death of a man on Interstate 90 in south-central Montana has been arrested. Sweet Grass County Sheriff Don Tonrud says 45-year-old David Welk of St. Cloud was arrested Thursday night just outside of Grundy Center, Iowa. He appeared in court Friday morning and waived extradition to Montana. Tonrud says the Montana Highway Patrol will transport Welk back to Montana.
Work has been temporarily halted near where a 19-year-old worker fell about 40 feet from the I-90 bridge. The state’s project manager, Mark Anderson, says the site is the cofferdam at “pier two,” but work on the rest of the project is continuing.
Highway Patrol troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota and local law officers are cracking down on traffic violators on a stretch of Interstate 90. The daylong enforcement effort between Chamberlain, S.D., and Fairmont, Minn., began at 6 a.m. Thursday.
A 53-year-old Owatonna is in critical condition after his car rolled over Thursday morning and imprisoned him in an icy creek for more than six hours, authorities said.
Wisconsin authorities released the name of a 9-year-old boy who was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 near Madison.
MnDOT crews are repairing a section of Interstate 90 near Luverne in southwestern Minnesota after hot, humid weather caused the pavement to fail.
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 have reopened after a deadly crash near Luverne in southwestern Minnesota.
A semi traveling in southern Minnesota rolled over Thursday morning, spilling livestock onto the interstate.