Closures from serious crash, car fire in Maple Grove expected to last to 2 a.m.

Parts of Hwy. 610 and Interstate 94 in Maple Grove were closed late Friday and expected to remain closed until early Saturday because of a vehicle crash and fire, authorities said.

The eastbound lanes of 610 and the ramp onto I-94 eastbound are closed while first responders worked at the scene of the crash, which was reported just after 9:30 p.m. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said the road “between the start of Hwy. 610 and US 169” will be closed until 2 a.m. Saturday.

According to scanner traffic, a vehicle hit an overpass in the area. It then caught fire. While there were no confirmed reports of deaths or injuries late Friday, scanner traffic indicated that at least one person was trapped in the vehicle.

Originallz posted on Star Tribune



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