UPDATE (3:07 p.m.): All lanes of I-35 are now reopen. Minnesota State Patrol says the incident involved up to 50 vehicles, not all of which crashed, and six semi trucks in the ditch.
Interstate 35 northbound in Lakeville has been closed this afternoon because of a pile-up in the snowstorm.
As has been the case all winter, tractor-trailer trucks are involved.
Northbound I-35 at County Rd. 50 in Lakeville closed due to multiple crashes–clear time approx. 2 hours http://t.co/fAylKFCESI
— MnDOT (@mndotnews) February 28, 2014
Yesterday near Toronto, 96 cars were involved in a pile-up in Barrie, Ontario, partly caused by people pulling over when a snow squall swept through the area.
“Just crawl through it,” a police officer said.