WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – On Monday, a semi-truck crashed into a plaza off I-694 in White Bear Lake, leaving three people injured. The incident occurred around 1 p.m. at a business center on Buerkle Road, just north of I-694 and off White Bear Avenue. The injured individuals include the semi-driver and two people inside the building. All three were promptly transported to the hospital, and their injuries are expected to be non-life-threatening.
The crash’s cause is currently under investigation by White Bear Lake police. Preliminary information suggests that the semi, traveling westbound on I-694, took the exit ramp, crossed White Bear Avenue, and collided with the northwest corner of the building.
As a result, authorities are advising people to avoid the area due to ongoing efforts to remove the semi from the building. The removal process is anticipated to take some time.