MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – There were 317 car crashes, 524 spin-outs and eight jack-knifed semi-trucks on Minnesota roads overnight as a winter storm continues to bring snow, rain, sleet and strong winds this weekend.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the trouble on the roads was between 10 p.m. Friday night and 9:30 p.m. Saturday evening.
Twenty-nine of the crashes resulted in injuries, one of which was serious. In Coon Rapids, a man was arrested after a four-vehicle crash critically injured a toddler and two others.
Troopers have been responding to several crashes and spin outs along Interstate-94.
A Honda Civic crashed on I-94 near Monticello. Nobody was hurt.
#MSPNumbers Statewide 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., 11/30/19: 187 crashes (21 with injury, 1 serious-Coon Rapids/0 fatal) & 314 veh spin out/off the road & 3 jackknifed semis.
— State Patrol PIO (@MSPPIO) December 1, 2019
Law enforcement advises anyone traveling for the holidays to drive safely and wear a seat belt.