Highway 7 Car Crash 13 Dec 12

A Lester Prairie woman was injured in a car crash in McLeod County Wednesday afternoon. A 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 27-year-old Ashley Ardolf was driving eastbound on Highway 7 near Major Avenue east of Hutchinson at around 1pm when traffic backed up due to a vehicle pulling a hay wagon. 61-year-old Gwendolyn Schleif of Hutchinsonthen then reportedly hit the brakes on her 2005 Ford Focus, and it collided with Ardolf’s Jeep. Schleif was not hurt, but Ardolf was taken to the Hutchinson Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.