Crash gums up traffic on I-94 near downtown St. Paul

  • Article by: PAUL WALSH , Star Tribune
  • Updated: April 13, 2012 - 2:01 PM
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St. Paul firefighters worked to extricate a passenger from a multicar accident on eastbound Interstate 94 near the State Capitol around 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2012. Traffic on I-94 was backed up for more than a half-mile.

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A rear-end collision on Interstate 94 early Friday afternoon clogged traffic briefly near downtown St. Paul, authorities said.

While St. Paul firefighters needed to extricate a passenger from a car, the State Patrol reported that there were no life-threatening injuries.

The wreck did cause "quite a traffic disruption until they got the lanes cleared," said Lt. Eric Roeske.

Paul Walsh • 612-673-4482

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