Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department with the investigation into a multiple fatality traffic near the Treasure Island Casino north of Red Wing on Saturday.

The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department says the two-vehicle collision was reported shortly before noon on Goodhue County Road 18 in Welch Township. The drivers of both vehicles were alive and were transported to by ambulance and helicopter to hospitals for treatment, while three other occupants of the vehicles were pronounced dead at the scene. Information about the medical conditions of the drivers is not available and the names of the victims have not been released.

The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department is expected to release additional information on Monday.

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