MINNEAPOLIS - About a mile and a half of westbound I-94 was closed Wednesday night in the area of 49th Avenue North.

Minneapolis police confirmed that the closure was due to an accident with injuries.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation tweeted at 10:40 p.m., saying that the westbound lanes of I-94 were closed from 49th Avenue North to Dowling Avenue North.

Police did not have any information on how many people were being treated.