Slick roads lead to several wrecks southern Twin Cities Metro – 12/16/2022

Light to moderate snowfall with blowing and drifting snow resulted in icy conditions along I-35 northbound between Elko New Market and Lakeville, Minnesota. Several cars went into the ditch following a traffic jam from a jackknifed semi along northbound I-35. Clips towards the end of the video are of the MnDOT plow gang clearing snow along southbound Pilot Knob Rd in Eagan, Minnesota early that afternoon.
Shot Description

00:00-00:12 Video of crews working to clear a jackknifed semi along northbound I-35 between Lakeville and Elko New Market, Minnesota.
00:12-00:37 Various clips of a major traffic jam from the jackknifed semi truck. Clips have various emergency vehicles along the path of the traffic jam to keep traffic slow and alert to the threat.
00:37-00:46 Video of a car that lost control and avoided hitting a car in front of it by coming into the middle median on northbound I-35
00:46-01:28 A handful of clips of the same car that went into the middle median to avoid hitting another car. Clips include pulling up and attempting to help get them out/unstuck.
01:28-01:39 Clip of another car that went off the road avoiding hitting another vehicle in front of it with a Scott County Sheriff sitting behind the car.
01:39-01:49 Clip of a truck driving slow with hazards on.
01:49-02:44 Various clips of MnDOT plow gang clearing southbound Pilot Knob Rd in Eagan, Minnesota. In one clip, the plow hits someone’s mailbox destroying it.

SID: Will Wight
#MNWX #Winter #icyroads

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