Portion of eastbound I-94 reopens following crash near Albertville
A portion of eastbound I-94 near Albertville is back open after a crash caused the roadway to close for several hours Thursday morning.
The crash happened near County Road 19 around 4:45 a.m. Thursday.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash involves two semis, and one of the trucks lost its load of potatoes. In addition, the State Patrol says other vehicles hit the potatoes and debris, which caused them to become disabled.
Authorities don’t believe injuries are life-threatening.
#MSPcrash I94 EB exit201 Albertville – crash inv. 2 semis (one lost its load of potatoes) don’t believe life threatening inj. Some other vehs struck the potatoes & debris disabling them also. Crash occurred approx 4:45am. Still cleaning up & investigating https://t.co/UtVIO3kuBr pic.twitter.com/1ad1iKbGIQ— Sgt. Jesse Grabow (@MSPPIO_NW) January 20, 2022
Officials put a detour in place until the roadway reopened around 9 a.m.
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