1 dead, 1 critically injured after crash on Interstate 35W in Bloomington

The single-vehicle crash happened over the weekend.
Author:
Publish date:
Clovin McVay Jr.

Colvin McVay Jr. 

One man died and a passenger was critically injured when a car left the interstate in the south metro and crashed into a tree over the weekend. 

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened around 12:15 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 35W at West 94th Street in Bloomington. 

The crash report says a 2001 Mercury Marquis was southbound on the interstate in the center-right lane when it "drifted over lanes of traffic" into the right ditch and struck a tree. 

The driver of the car, 52-year-old Colvin McVay Jr., of Burnsville, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt, the State Patrol notes, with the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office reporting that he died of multiple blunt force injuries. 

A 48-year-old Minneapolis man was a passenger in the vehicle and suffered life-threatening injuries. He was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center. 

The State Patrol is investigating the the crash. 

Next Up

Screen Shot 2021-06-20 at 9.21.00 AM

Updates on Minnesotans bidding for spots at the Summer Olympics

St. Paul's Suni Lee could qualify for the U.S. gymnastics team this week.

golf cart

Federal charges: Minnesota man stole 63 golf carts in 7 states

Nathan Rodney Nelson has been federally charged with transportation of stolen vehicles across state lines.

Screen Shot 2020-06-15 at 7.11.05 AM

1 dead, 1 wounded in separate St. Cloud shootings

It was one of two shootings that happened overnight in the city.

Byron Buxton

Buxton, Kepler lead Twins to weekend sweep over Rangers

Kenta Maeda's solid outing on the mound gave the Twins a 4-2 victory.

storm, severe weather

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for south Minnesota, tornadoes possible

The watch area is just to the south of the Twin Cities.

ambulance

10 injured when minivans collide, overturn in west-central Minnesota

The incident occurred at the intersection of County Road 1 and County Road 29 in Kandiyohi County.

William Carlson

Nearly 80 years later, Minnesotan honored for WWII heroism

He defended a sinking passenger ship from a U-boat.

ambulance, crash

Pedestrian fatally struck by driver in Brooklyn Park

The identity of the victim has not been released.

storm, severe weather, shelf cloud

Some storms could pack a punch Sunday afternoon

Widespread severe weather is not expected, but some storms could get feisty.

Related

ambulance

1 dead after high speed, rear-end crash on Interstate 35

The crash happened in Chisago County around 11:25 p.m. Friday.

ambulance

1 dead, 2 injured in rollover crash on Interstate 35 near Faribault

The person killed in the crash was identified as a 22-year-old from Burnsville.

Screen Shot 2020-01-31 at 7.04.11 AM

1 dead in crash that temporarily closed I-94 near St. Cloud

The two-vehicle crash happened around 5 a.m. Friday.

Douglas Charles Pierson

Bloomington father dies 8 days after motorcycle crash

The crash happened June 2 in Bloomington.

Screen Shot 2020-02-17 at 3.02.21 PM

Golden Valley man killed in crash that closed I-494 in Bloomington

The crash shut down the eastbound lanes temporarily Monday afternoon.

1 dead, 1 badly injured in wrong-way crash in Waconia

The crash happened just before 5 p.m. Monday.

1 dead after Jeep goes airborne in crash on Hwy. 169

The crash happened just before 1 a.m. Friday.