State Patrol: Roads Still Dangerous After Weekend Snowstorm

Remigio Civitarese
Aprile 17, 2018

Minnesotans are digging out from a spring snowstorm that dumped double-digit accumulations on the southern half of the state.

The Minnesota State Patrol updated its statewide crash totals, and said it has tallied 405 crashes from the beginning of Friday through 10 a.m. Sunday.

The Minnesota State Patrol says one person was killed when a Metro Transit bus broadsided a vehicle that had spun out on Interstate 94 in north Minneapolis.

The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, before it's over. Paul International Airport Monday morning, after the weekend's snowfall forced runways to shut down for hours and caused hundreds of flight cancellations. This late snowstorm made this month the snowiest April on record at several locations including the Twin Cities. The collisions left 69 people hurt, with two victims suffering serious injuries.

The Patrol reports over 600 crashes across Minnesota from early Friday through Sunday night.

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