MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The snow storm Friday led to more than 700 crashes and spinouts on Minnesota roads.
The Minnesota State Patrol said troopers responded to 728 crashes and spinouts between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. In those crashes, 35 people were hurt, but none were killed.
#MSPnumbers STATEWIDE NUMBERS: 01-14-22 5 AM to 11:30 AM today, Troopers responded to: 159 crashes (22 non-life threat inj. 0 fatal crash) & additional 66 vehs ran off road req Trp/tow assistan
— Sgt. T. Christianson (@MSPPIO_SOUTH) January 14, 2022
The snow started falling Friday morning, and by the evening hours, accumulations in southwestern Minnesota were approaching 10 inches. In the metro area, up to 5 inches of snow had fallen in some areas.
CBSN Minnesota will have weather updates at the top of each hour until 6 p.m.