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Wrong-Way Driver Causes Mendota Heights Crash

October 01, 2017 07:19 PM

(KSTP) -- Traffic cameras showed a wrong-way driver colliding with another vehicle on a ramp between Interstate 35E and Interstate 494 in Mendota Heights early Sunday morning. 

The driver was traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-35E before the crash. 

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Information on the drivers' conditions was not immediately available, but the head-on collision appeared to cause extensive damage to the vehicles. 

The wrong-way driver eluded oncoming traffic for several minutes before hitting the other car as it entered westbound I-494. 

Glass and debris surrounded the scene as police, firefighters and towing services responded to the crash. 

The westbound lanes of I-494 near Dodd Road were closed for about an hour after the collision, but they reopened just before 6 a.m. 


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