UPDATE: Crash at I-35W at Cliff Clogs Up Traffic Throughout Area

This morning northbound lanes of I-35 backed up past Burnsville Parkway due to an accident at a trouble spot near the Cliff Road ramp.

This morning's commute came to a grinding halt after a rollover in the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 West at Cliff Road, which left traffic backed up for over a mile.

The crash occurred shortly around 9:16 on Monday morning. Lt. Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol reported that the crash involved two vehicles, one of which rolled after contact from the other car. It took about an hour to clear the road. There were no injuries. 

However, there have been two serious accidents in the same spot over the last four months.

See previous coverage:

  • Burnsville Woman in Critical Condition After 4-vehicle Pileup on I-35W (Sept. 6, 2012)
  • Traffic on I-35W North Comes to Complete Standstill After Multi-Car Crash (Oct. 19, 2012)
heather December 19, 2012 at 06:46 AM
There were injuries involved...the passenger of the vehicle that was hit resulting in them rolling multiple times is in the hospital with 8 fractured vertebrae there are still tests/scans being done to determine any further damage and he will remain in the hospital until further notice.


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