(UPDATE) Fatal Crash Closes Westbound I-90 Near Stewartville
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM NEWS) - At least one person was killed in the two truck crashes that occurred just east of the I-90 and Highway 63 interchange near Stewartville Monday afternoon that diverted westbound I-90 traffic onto Highway 52.
The first crash, which was between two westbound semi-trailers at I-90 milepost 210, was reported at approximately 1:40 p.m., Monday. A second crash was reported in the westbound lanes at about 1:50 p.m. near the initial crash site. The State Patrol is conducting an investigation and emergency personnel are at the scene.
The westbound stretch of I-90 will re-open when the State Patrol has completed its investigation. Eastbound I-90 remains open.
The detour route for westbound I-90 is to exit at Highway 52 north into Rochester, then go south on Highway 63 past Rochester International Airport to return to westbound I-90.