A Redskins spokesman says there were no injuries to players or coaches when two of the team's buses collided on a highway exit ramp while driving to TCF Stadium.
Following the game, a 29-26 loss, Redskins coach Jay Gruden said he was a little banged up in the fender bender.
"I got a stiff neck, a little unique way to start the day getting ready for a football game and you're five feet from driving off a cliff onto the highway," Gruden said. "I have no excuse for that, but it was an experience that can shake a lot of people to be honest with you. But no excuse."
Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon, one of the players aboard when the incident occurred, documented the damage on Twitter.
— Pierre Garçon (@PierreGarcon) November 2, 2014
Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske said one of the Minneapolis police squads escorting two buses crashed into a guard rail and ended up in front of the buses. He said the first bus braked but the second bus rear ended the first bus on the ramp. He said the accident call came in around 8:15 a.m.
Roeske said the officer in the squad car was taken to the hospital. He added there were minor injuries like scrapes and bruises on at least one bus passenger, but he didn't know how many sustained injuries.
The team arrived safely for their 1 p.m. game.
Coaches, players and staff have arrived at TCF Bank Stadium safely. Thanks for your thoughts! #HTTR
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) November 2, 2014
Running back Silas Redd was the only Redskins player that was inactive because of the bus accident as he was experiencing back spasms after the incident. Redd told ESPN980 Radio that he is OK, but that the accident was a scary ordeal.
"It was scary to be in that situation," Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, a passenger on the second bus, said of the ordeal. "You don't expect that being on a bus, heading to a game, to get in a wreck, especially a wreck that bad, that could have been catastrophic had the bus driver on the other bus not saved everybody."
Information from ESPN.com's Redskins reporter John Keim and The Associated Press contributed to this report.