Minnesota State Patrol
One person was killed Monday night after a car rear-ended a Metro Transit bus in the north Twin Cities metro, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the area of Highway 65 and 89th Avenue NE in Blaine at about 5:38 p.m. Monday on a report of a three-vehicle crash.
An 18-year-old from Princeton was killed in a crash Monday night on Highway 95 in Mille Lacs County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to a two-vehicle crash at about 5:50 p.m. Monday on Highway 95 at 160th Avenue in Mille Lacs County.
At least one person was killed Monday night in northern Minnesota after an ATV apparently hit the trailer of a semi-truck in Itasca County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
At least one person is dead in a two-car crash on Interstate 694 in Brooklyn Center Monday night. According to Lt. Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol, the fatal crash happened at 7:50 p.m. on eastbound I-694.
More than 1,500 drivers were arrested for drunk driving during the end-of-summer “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Authorities said as many as 344 agencies arrested 1,556 impaired drivers during the campaign, which went from Aug. 16-Sept. 2.
Two people were killed and four others were hurt after a head-on collision in Otter Tail County Wednesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said the crash happened at about 6:40 p.m. near the area of Highway 108 and County Road 16 in Otter Tail County.
Twelve elementary school students who won this year’s Minnesota School Bus Safety Poster contest will be recognized before the Twins game at Target Field. The students, ranging from first through sixth grades, will arrive at Target Field on Thursday by school bus.
The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver in a fatal hit-and-run crash last month. It happened Aug. 24 on Highway 71 just north of Sauk Centre. A passenger on a motorcycle fell off near the entrance to Grey Stone Golf Course. A passing motorist traveling north then struck the fallen passenger and kept going.
The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle – and driver – in a fatal hit-and-run crash just north of Sauk Centre on Aug. 24.
One person was killed and another was seriously hurt after a suspected drunk driver crashed into another car following a police chase in downtown Minneapolis, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A 9-year-old boy on a bicycle was seriously hurt Wednesday night after crashing into a parked motorcycle east of the Twin Cities, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said the crash happened at about 5:41 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 5 at 31st Street North in Lake Elmo.
The Minnesota State Patrol is reminding motorists to move over if they see an emergency vehicle on the side of the road. Authorities are issuing the reminder in honor of state Trooper Ted Foss, who was making a traffic stop on Interstate 90 in Winona when he was hit by a passing vehicle and killed 13 years ago.
The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help to find a vehicle that fled the scene of a fatal crash involving a motorcycle Saturday night near Sauk Centre. Authorities said a motorcycle passenger was hit and killed Saturday night after falling off the motorcycle, then being hit by a car at about 9:46 p.m.
Authorities are searching for the suspect who allegedly hit a highway construction worker Wednesday night in New Brighton and then fled the scene. The Minnesota State Patrol said the worker, who was sawing concrete as part of the repair project, was struck at 9:50 p.m. on the eastbound lanes of I-694, west of the ramp from the interstate to Long Lake Road.
A pedestrian was hit and killed Tuesday afternoon on the 5500 block of Lexington Avenue in Shoreview, Minn., according to authorities. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office said officers arrived on the scene at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday after a vehicle driving northbound on Lexington Avenue, north of County Road I, collided with an adult male.