Minnesota State Patrol
A 2-year-old girl was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 694 near Brooklyn Center. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened just after 4 p.m., when a Toyota Corolla lost control while merging onto eastbound I-694 from northbound I-94.
A Minnesota State Patrol squad car collided with another vehicle in Isanti County around 6 p.m. Friday.
One person died after a two-car crash in Hugo Friday morning. According to the state patrol, the incident occurred around 10:39 a.m. at Highway 61 and 130th Street North.
Three Minnesota State Troopers and another driver were struck by vehicles in four separate accidents Thursday as blizzard conditions wreak havoc on Minnesota roads. The state patrol says troopers were hit by drivers in Virginia, Brooklyn Center and Marshall.
When temperatures are below zero, highways can become like skating rinks. Lt. Tiffani Nelson from the Minnesota State Patrol shared some advice about driving safely in icy conditions.
A Freeborn county woman with a .45 blood alcohol concentration was found passed out in her car with the engine running. Apprehending the woman required little exertion: She had parked in a Minnesota state trooper’s home driveway.
Authorities are on the scene of a fatal crash in western Minnesota Friday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol received a report of a head-on crash at about 6:47 a.m. on Highway 12 at 120th St. NW in Kandiyohi County.
According to the State Patrol, there were 174 arrests for DWI across Minnesota on New Year’s Eve. That number is actually down from last year, when there were 191 arrests for drunk driving.
Two people died Wednesday night after a broadside crash involving a train in Roseau County, according to the State Patrol.
The attorney for a Minnesota state trooper indicted on manslaughter charges in a fatal crash in Cannon Falls says he will file a motion to dismiss the indictment.
Two people suffered serious injuries Thursday morning in a roll-over crash on Interstate 94 in Brooklyn Center. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened just after 11 a.m. on I-94 near I-694. A 2013 Jeep Compass rolled on the interstate, injuring the driver and their passenger.
Authorities say it’s not clear why a Fergus Falls City Council member led police on a chase that ended when he crashed into a squad car and died. The State Patrol says the incident began when 62-year-old Timothy Rundquist fled a state trooper who had stopped him for speeding around 5 p.m. Monday near Elbow Lake.
Two vehicles collided in Stillwater on Monday, killing one driver and sending the other to the hospital.
A St. Cloud woman was taken to the hospital after being hit with a hammer, stabbed multiple times and threatened with a handgun.
Authorities say one person was killed Tuesday night after a head-on crash on Highway 12 west of the Twin Cities. The Medina Police Department responded to an accident on Highway 12 at about 9:45 p.m. involving a car and a semi-truck about one mile east of Maple Plan.