Alexandria Police Department

(Alexandria, MN)  Authorities say slippery roads are partially to blame for a crash that took place Friday morning on McKay Avenue.  Alexandria Police Department responded around 8:00am after two vehicles collided on McKay between First Lutheran Church and Woodland Elementary School.  Two more vehicles went in the ditch trying to avoid the initial collision.  Two people were taken to the hospital by ambulance.  no other injuries were reported.  Douglas County Dispatch says salt crews were busy attending to the road immediately following the crash.

Another vehicle crashed on Highway 82 around the same time.  One vehicle rolled over, but luckily no one was reportedly injured.