Monticello Fire Department responds Monday to multiple Interstate 94 accidents

Emergency crews from the Monticello Fire Department worked three separate Interstate 94 accidents Monday morning.  Dispatchers with the Wright County Sheriff’s Office paged accidents at Interstate mile markers 188, 192 and 196. The first eastbound accident, reported at 8:53 a.m., involved injuries. The second accident, reported at 9:03 a.m., was westbound and involved a rollover and the third accident, reported at 9:05 a.m. involved a minivan hitting a tree. The Big Lake Fire Department is providing mutual assistance while Monticello crews are working the three accidents. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reporting difficult highway driving conditions on Interstate 94. A fourth accident was reported shortly after 11 a.m.