By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 closed Friday night in north Minneapolis after what officials described as a “serious crash.”

The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that the eastbound lanes are closed at Dowling Avenue. The closure is expect to last two hours.

READ MORE: 5 California Residents Infected with Omicron After Wisconsin Wedding

Traffic cameras in the area show sigfnicant backups.

READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Options

WCCO-TV has reached out to the Minnesota State Patrol for details on the crash.

MORE NEWS: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th