Serious Crash Near Wells 11 Dec 12

Highway 109 east of Wells was closed for around 2 hours Monday afternoon following a head-on collision that injured an Albert Lea man and left a Mankato man in critical condition. 23-year-old Jared Bowman of Albert Lea was driving a GMC Sierra eastbound when he collided head-on with a westbound Chevy Cavalier at about 12:45pm Monday. Bowman was treated at the Albert Lea Hospital following the crash, and has since been released. The other driver, 49-year-old Ronald Hinderman of Mankato is in critical condition at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Both vehicles were totaled.