Fatal Crash in St. Paul Involved Wrong-Way Driver and School Bus
St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - One person was killed and six others were injured when a wrong-way driver smashed into a school bus and two other vehicles in St. Paul last night.
The State Patrol identified the person killed in the multi-vehicle crash as the wrong-way driver, 36-year-old Robin Grigsby of North St. Paul. Investigators indicated she was traveling north in the southbound lanes of I-35E when the deadly crash occurred near the Grand Avenue interchange around 10:45 PM.
The State Patrol says after Grigsby's car collided with the school bus, it then crashed into an SUV, which caused the car to roll and collide with the third vehicle. The driver of the bus was not hurt but two passengers, a 59-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman, were taken to a St. Paul hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
All four occupants of the SUV, including 3 teenage boys, were transported to Regions Hospital. The injuries suffered by the 50-year-old St. Paul man driving the SUV and his 14-year-old passengers were also described as non-life threatening.
There was only one person in the third vehicle and the State Patrol report indicates the 68-year-old Eagan woman was not injured.
The roadway was wet at the time of the crash, and it's not yet known if alcohol was involved.