Alcohol suspected in I-94 wrong-way crash, 3 seriously injured

- Three people were seriously injured in a wrong-way crash involving a drunk driver on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis early Monday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 25-year-old St. Paul woman was driving a Kia Optima north in the southbound lanes of I-94 near Dowling Avenue around 2 a.m. The car struck an Infiniti G35 traveling southbound head on. 

The St. Paul woman, had alcohol in her system when the crash occurred. 

Both she and her passenger, a 20-year-old Brooklyn Park woman, were taken to North Memorial hospital with life threatening injuries. Neither was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. 

The driver of the Infinity G35, a 26-year-old Coon Rapids man, also suffered life-threatening injuries. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

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