December 12, 2017 09:01 AM
Air Care was sent to a serious injury crash that occurred on Highway 47 north of St. Francis Tuesday morning.
According to the Isanti County Sheriff's Office, the highway at County Road 5 was closed to allow the helicopter to land on the road.
A very serious injury accident on Hwy 47 and County Rd 5 north of St. Francis. Aircare is on the way. https://t.co/vexMPScz8f— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) December 12, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Transportation said while traffic was able to move around the crash, there could be a road closure and detour later Tuesday.
Crash on Hwy 47 at CR 5 near #Isanti. Flagging traffic around the crash for now, road may close/detour later. Plan an alternate route and expect some delay.— MnDOT District 3 (@MnDOTcentral) December 12, 2017
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Meanwhile, a smoother morning commute was expected Tuesday, after slick road conditions caused recent delays.
KSTP Traffic Reporter Josie Smith reported that aside from the occasional slick spots on metro area roads, the highways and interstates in the area were clearer Tuesday morning.
Nice! Outside of some occasional slick spots, the highways/interstates are in better shape today. Our Live Drive is traveling along Hwy 36 this morning. https://t.co/vexMPScz8f pic.twitter.com/oRyhboHUxO— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) December 12, 2017
A stalled vehicle delayed traffic on southbound Highway 100 near Highway 7. The scene cleared about half an hour later.
Stall in a bad spot on Hwy 100 SB near Hwy 7 has cleared. Traffic improving, but still slow in the immediate area. https://t.co/vexMPScz8f— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) December 12, 2017
KSTP Chief Morning Meteorologist Ken Barlow said Tuesday is expected to be sunny and colder than Monday, with a few late snow showers. Barlow said accumulation will be minimal.
Looking ahead to Wednesday, Barlow said there could be another chance of light snow although what accumulates is expected to be just a dusting of snow.
Updated: December 12, 2017 09:01 AM
Created: December 12, 2017 05:55 AM
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