Wrong-Way crash on Twin Cities Interstate Kills Four, Injures One
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A wrong-way crash on a Twin Cities interstate late Saturday killed four people, including two from South Dakota, and injured one, authorities said Sunday.
The head-on collision between a Nissan Murano and GMC Terrain occurred about 9:55 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 35W at 66th Street in Richfield, the State Patrol said.
Reports say the wrong-way driver in the Murano, 21-year-old Alfredo Torres, of St. Paul, was killed. Dead in the Terrain were the driver, 25-year-old Briana Vazquez, of Watertown, South Dakota; along with 28-year-old Hassan Abdulmalik, of Bloomington, and 27-year-old Tyler Fried, of Vermillion, South Dakota.
A third passenger in the Terrain, 25-year-old Alaura Fried, of Lakeville, was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.