Crash Slows Hwy. 52 Traffic During Friday Morning Commute in Rochester (Update)
Update 1/6/23 1 p.m. Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- No one was hurt in a two vehicle crash that slowed southbound traffic on Hwy. 52 in Rochester Friday morning.
The State Patrol's crash report says a Toyota and Jeep were traveling south on Hwy. 52 when the two vehicles collided at the highway's interchange with Hwy.14/Civic Center Dr. shortly before 8 a.m. The driver of the Jeep was identified as 22-year-old Morgan Holton of Rochester and the Toyota driver was identified as 27-year-old Allison English of Rochester.
The report says English had children ages 3, 5 and six in her vehicle. Everyone involved in the crash was buckled up and alcohol was not involved in causing the collision.
The crash occurred around 8 a.m. at the Hwy. 52 south/19th St. Northwest interchange. Traffic was reduced to a single-lane while emergency personnel responded to the crash.
A MnDOT traffic camera photo from the scene indicates the collision appeared to have involved two vehicles. No word yet if there were any injuries.
The Rochester Fire Department and State Patrol responded to the crash. MnDOT describes road conditions on Hwy. 52 Friday morning as seasonal.
This is a developing story. Stay with KROC-AM News for more information as it becomes available.