UPDATE: MSP responds to 336 crashes statewide from Saturday to Sunday morning amid icy roads
(ABC 6 News) – First responders in Rochester and Olmsted County say they responded to around 71 different crashes around the area Saturday evening amid deteriorating road conditions due to ice.
ABC 6 News reached out to numerous law enforcement agencies, including the Austin and Albert Lea Police Depts. where dispatch said they do not have a total number of crashes in their areas throughout the night.
However, the Rochester Police Dept. says out of those 71 crashes in Olmsted County, multiple had injuries.
Throughout the state, the Minnesota State Patrol says between 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning and 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, there were 339 crashes.
Of these crashes, 36 had injuries and there were no serious or fatal accidents. There were also 122 vehicles that spun off the road and five jackknifed semis.
This is a developing story and ABC 6 News will update this article when more information is available.