ASHBY, Minn. (FOX 9) – Interstate 94 eastbound is temporarily closed near Ashby, Minnesota due to a crash involving around 50 vehicles Saturday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The eastbound lane of I-94 is closed from Exit 67 Otter Tail County Road 35 (near Ashby) to Exit 82: MN 79 (near Evansville), according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation updates. Traffic is being diverted at eastbound exit 77 for a temporary road closure.
State Patrol said there are no fatalities or serious injuries. Preliminary information estimates 50 vehicles involved, including several semis.
Jeremy Latterner drove past the crash as his daughter captured a video in the back seat, showing the few dozen vehicles involved.
MnDOT traffic cameras in the west central Minnesota area show snowy roads. A traffic camera at I-94 EB and Township Highway 79 near Evansville, Minnesota shows a sign that reads, “CRASHES 15 MILES AHEAD USE CAUTION.”
A traffic camera at I-94 EB and Township Highway 79 near Evansville, Minnesota shows snowy road conditions and a sign that reads, “CRASHES 15 MILES AHEAD USE CAUTION”
State Patrol is investigating and will release more information when available.
This story is developing. Check back for updates.
Multi-vehicle crash temporarily closes I-94 eastbound near Ashby on Christmas