More than 25 vehicles, including 6 semis, involved in I-35 crash near Owatonna

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The Minnesota State Patrol said it involved 20 passenger cars and six semis.

Posted: Dec 12, 2019 10:32 AM
Updated: Dec 12, 2019 1:41 PM

OWATONNA, Minn. - More than 25 vehicles, including six semis, were involved in a crash on I-35 near Owatonna that resulted in a detour being put in place.

The Minnesota State Patrol said it involved 20 passenger cars and six semis.

The northbound lanes were closed and detoured for approximately three hours, MnDOT said.

"On 12-12-19, at approximately at 0920 State Patrol responded to a vehicle in the center median at I-35W & MP 41 Northbound, 1 mile North of USTH 14 (South of Owatonna). While the Trooper was assisting the vehicle, a second vehicle went into the center median behind him," State Patrol said.

Minor injuries were reported. There were no serious injuries, authorities said.

According to MnDOT, the accident occurred near Exit 40: US 14 and Exit 41: Bridge Street (Owatonna).

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