MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a crash in St. Cloud early Thursday morning that involved five vehicles, including three semis.
The roads were snowy and icy at the time of the crash.READ MORE: If Minneapolis Voters Choose To Replace The Police Department, What Happens Next?
All vehicles were heading westbound on I-94 at about 3 a.m. when a semi-truck attempted to exit the interstate, jack-knifed, and crossed all westbound lanes.
Another semi-truck in the right lane swerved left to miss the first semi, but the two trucks collided with each other.READ MORE: 'Our Hearts Are Broken': Twin Cities Pastor Killed By Driver In Rosemount
Then a third semi-truck in the left lane rear-ended the second semi-truck, jack knifed, and went into the ditch on the right side of the road.
This caused the second semi-truck to spin out into the median. A fourth car in the road swerved, but it went into the median too, and collided with the second semi-truck.MORE NEWS: St. Paul Registered Sex Offender Indicted for Child Pornography
A fifth car swerved to miss the fourth car, and it hit the third semi-truck that was now sticking out in the right lane.