UPDATE: Albertville Woman Injured after Truck Blows Red Light in Crash
A multiple vehicle accident at the new Interstate 94 and County Road 19 intersection injured one person.
UPDATE: The Wright County Sheriff's Department has issued the following report in the wake of yesterday's injury accident at Interstate 94 and Wright County 19 in Albertville.
The Wright County Sheriff's Office was notified of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 19 and the westbound exit ramp of I-94.
The initial investigation indicates that a 2011 Chevrolet Traverse being driven by Robin Anderson, 35, of St Michael was northbound on County Road 19 when it went through a red light and struck a 2000 Oldsmobile being driven by Cassandra Littmann, 28, of Albertville.
The Oldsmobile was exiting westbound I-94 to turn south on County Road 19. Littmann was transported to St. Cloud's Centra Care Hospital by Allina Ambulance. The accident remains under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff's Office.
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Traffic was backed up into the Albertville Premium Outlets parking areas after an evening commute crash snarled traffic on Wright County Road 19 just south of the shopping center Wednesday.
At least two vehicles were involved, including a four-door sedan which had severe damage to the driver's side, as the cars collided in the middle of the new Interstate 94 intersection in Albertville.
Emergency vehicles were on scene around 5:20 p.m.
The other damaged vehicle was a black sport-utility vehicle (SUV). It had suffered front end damage. Witnesses said no one from that vehicle appeared to have been hurt.
One person was removed from the vehicle and placed in a waiting ambulance, witnesses said.
A North Memorial helicopter was later on the scene as well.
Wright County Sheriff's Deputies, Albertville Fire and Allina Ambulance were all on scene at the accident.