MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A jackknifed semi closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 94 in the east metro early Thursday morning.
Officials say the truck became jackknifed after striking a snowplow near the Woodbury Drive exit, just east of Woodbury. Both drivers suffered minor injuries.READ MORE: 'I Live In A Cemetery': Teen Writer Shares Perspective On Life In North Minneapolis
Every year, dozens of snowplows are hit while clearing roads – here’s remarkable video of a semi crashing into one of our plows this morning. Fortunately, this crash did not result in serious injuries. But please: slow down & give plows plenty of room to work! #StayBackStayAlive pic.twitter.com/tod5KKgwpM
— Minnesota Department of Transportation (@MnDOT) February 4, 2021READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: MDH Says State Has Seen 14 'Vaccine Breakthrough Cases'
The crash happened as snow fell on the Twin Cities following a period of freezing rain. Road conditions were slick.
Crews are working to clear the scene. Officials say they anticipate they’ll be out there until about 6 a.m.MORE NEWS: Clarifying COVID: What Do We Need To Know About The J&J Vaccine?
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