Southbound I-35 in Lakeville back open after morning crash, no serious injuries reported

UPDATE: Authorities say no one was seriously injured in an early morning crash that caused a stretch of southbound I-35 in Lakeville to temporarily close for hours Friday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, troopers were called to a crash in the northbound lanes that involved a truck with a trailer that had hit another truck.

At least one vehicle then went into the southbound lanes of traffic, where contact was made with another vehicle.

Currently, authorities are still investigating what led up to the initial crash.

Traffic was diverted onto the 210th Street exit starting around 7 a.m. due to the closure, which was lifted around 10 a.m.

A previous version of this report can be found below.

INITIAL REPORT: A crash early Friday morning has closed a portion of southbound I-35 in Lakeville.

Traffic management cameras showed first responders diverting traffic at the 210th Street exit.

According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) website, the crash happened between Kenwood Trail and 185th Street. The crash is listed as being serious.

Transportation officials say the closure is expected to last for roughly three hours. Cedar Avenue can be used as an alternate route.

Check back for updates. An interactive traffic map can be found below.