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Highway 15 re-opened following accident clean-up

WILLMAR - Highway 15 south of Hutchinson re-opened to traffic around 6:30 tonight after the scene was cleared from an accident that involved serious injuries.

Traffic had been diverted to alternate routes for several hours, during the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend.

According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation the accident happened on Highway 15, between McLeod County Road 17 and U.S. Highway 212.

Travelers can also use the 511 Traveler Information Site to check on current road conditions statewide. This information is available on a website at or by calling 511.