At least 1 in hospital after late Tuesday, early Wednesday crashes in Dakota, Wright counties

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At least one person suffered life-threatening injuries after three crashes spanning from late Tuesday night to early Wednesday morning across the metro area.

Clearwater Township crash

The first crash involved two vehicles around 5 p.m. in Clearwater Township, and has left one man in the hospital.

A Minnesota Department of Public Safety report indicates a motorcyclist and a van driver collided at the intersection of Highway 24 and 160th Street Northwest.

The motorcycle driver, identified in the report as 63-year-old Peter Miessen of Maple Lake, was taken to St. Cloud for life-threatening injuries. The report says he was not wearing a helmet.

The van driver, a 67-year-old man from Clearwater, was not injured.

Burnsville crash

The second crash involved a motorcycle in Burnsville, and left one man injured, according to another DPS report.

The incident report states the man lost control of his motorcycle and left the roadway sometime around 11 p.m.

More information about the driver – identified as a 21-year-old from Edina – is expected to be released at a later time. The extent of his injuries is unknown.

The man was said to be wearing a helmet, which fell off during the crash.

Eagan crash

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS is working to learn more information about a third crash that happened in Eagan around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

A traffic management camera in the area of Dodd Road shows a vehicle crashed into a traffic pole. View the video at the top of this article.

It is unknown what led up to the crash, or if anyone was hurt.

Check back for updates as more information becomes available on all of the crashes.