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I-94 traffic snarled by "serious accident" involving multiple injuries [PHOTOS]

A heavily trafficked stretch of I-94 is closed following a serious accident.
A heavily trafficked stretch of I-94 is closed following a serious accident.

-- 1:15 p.m. update -- I-94 eastbound is now fully reopened --

Traffic on westbound I-94 near just east of Rogers is ground to a halt following a 10 a.m. accident involving two vehicles.

Details are scant at this point, but according to the State Patrol, five people were injured in the "serious accident," with two of them requiring an air ambulance to take them for medical treatment.

As of shortly after noon, I-94 westbound was closed between MN 101 (near Dayton) and I-494 (near Maple Grove).

The severity of injuries sustained during the wreck is unknown at this point.

Here's another photo from traffic cams showing an air ambulance leaving the scene:

I-94 traffic snarled by "serious accident" involving multiple injuries [PHOTOS]

-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at arupar@citypages.com.


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