Three Hurt In Highway 99 Crash 04 Jan 14

Three people were injured early this (SAT) morning when their vehicle ran off the road on Highway 99 just east of Le Center. 23-year-old Jameson Bliss of Le Center was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee eastbound on 99 when he lost control of the vehicle on the icy highway at just before 1am and it went off the road. Bliss and one of his passengers, 27-year-old Brandon Brandt of Le Sueur were both taken to the Mankato Mayo Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Another passenger, 22-year-old Riley Bliss of Le Center was taken to Queen of Peace in New Prague with unspecified injuries. The State Patrol is investigating the crash, and says that alcohol was detected in the driver’s system.