MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – There have been more than 1,400 crashes and spinouts on Minnesota roads as the April snowstorm continues to swirl over the state.
The State Patrol says Thursday there were 372 reported crashes, 629 spinouts and 43 jack-knifed semis. In those crashes, 26 people were hurt, but none of them seriously.
On Wednesday, when the storm rolled into Minnesota, the patrol reported nearly 400 crashes and spinouts through the evening.
Weather officials say the storm is expected to swirl over Minnesota until Friday. Conditions are the worst in southwestern Minnesota, where blowing snow has led to roads closures and strong winds have snapped hundreds of power lines.