A Burnsville woman was involved in a dramatic accident on Interstate 90 in Martin County Tuesday afternoon. 62-year-old Becky White was driving a Chevy Malibu eastbound on the interstate at around 1pm when it happened. The State Patrol says that she was passing a semi-truck when she lost control and her car slid underneath the trailer of the truck. Both vehicles then pulled over onto the shoulder. White was taken to the Fairmont Hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries. Her car took severe damage. The truck driver was not hurt.
Two people were injured in a crash involving 3 vehicles on Highway 4 just south of Ormsby Tuesday afternoon. A Ford Expedition, a Ford pickup, and a plow truck were all heading northbound on 4 when they collided at just after 3pm Tuesday. The occupants of the Expedition, 40-year-old Todd Pankow of Sherburn and 41-year-old Adam Sands were both taken to the Fairmont Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. No one else was hurt. The State Patrol says that the highway was icy at the time.
A Hutchinson man was injured Tuesday afternoon after losing control of his vehicle on an icy Highway 169 near Le Sueur. 20-year-old Colby Anderson was driving a Chevy Silverado northbound on 169 when he lost control at around 2:30pm and the truck went off the road. He was hospitalized in Le Sueur with non life-threatening injuries.
A 17-year-old from Milroy was injured in a car accident on Highway 14 Wednesday morning. It happened at just before 7am just east of Tracy. Benjamin Alberg was driving a Ford Super Duty pickup truck northbound on Aspen Avenue when he ran off the road at the intersection Highway 14. He was taken to the Tracy Hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries.
Two people were hurt in a crash just west of Fairfax Wednesday morning. It happened at just before 10am at the intersection of Renville County Road 16 and 640th Avenue around 3 miles west of Fairfax. Authorities say that a westbound GMC Sierra driven by Jeffrey Zarn of Sleepy Eye failed to yield the right-of-way in the intersection and collided with a southbound Chevy Silverado driven by Gregory Frison of Becker. Both men received moderate injuries, and were taken to the Sleepy Eye Medical Center and the Redwood Area Hospital for treatment.
Two people were injured on Highway 169 in Mankato Wednesday afternoon when their vehicle was rear-ended by a St. Peter woman. A Subaru Outback driven by 50-year-old Dianalynn Goins of Greely, Colorado was stopped at the West Lind Street stoplight on 169 when it was rear-ended by a Ford pickup truck driven by 51-year-old Susan Leach of St. Peter. Leach was not injured in the crash, but Goins and her passenger, 19-year-old Veronica Drewelow of Montrose both suffered non life-threatening injuries and were hospitalized in Mankato. The accident happened at around 4:20pm Wednesday.