One lane closed at Viola Road and E Circle Drive NW; one loaded into ambulance after crash

Crash Victim Transported from Circle Drive

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(ABC 6 News) – First responders loaded one individual into a Mayo Clinic ambulance following a crash at E Circle Drive NW and Viola Road Friday afternoon.

Rochester police, firefighters, and Mayo Clinic Ambulance workers all responded to the scene around 12:40 p.m. Nov. 17.

RPD information officer Amanda Grayson said according to preliminary crash notes, law enforcement believed a car traveling east on Viola Road hit a vehicle traveling south on E Circle Drive.

Two people were initially reported injured, Grayson added.

Northbound E Circle Drive has been reduced to one-lane traffic, and city workers appeared to be cleaning what looked like fuel off of the crash scene, ABC 6 News reporter Alex Cotter relayed.

ABC 6 News previously reported on the dangers of the Viola Road and E Circle Drive intersection.

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