Two Local Area Crashes Saturday 20 Jan 14

Two St. James residents were injured in a rollover accident on Highway 15 south of Madelia at just before Noon Saturday. 34-year-old Erika Gonzalez was driving a Ford Explorer northbound when the truck left the road and rolled. She was taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries. Her passenger, 35-year-old Mario Rios was treated at the Madelia Hospital. Neither one of them were wearing their seatbelts. The Explorer was totaled.


A Glencoe man and two young children were injured in a car crash on Highway 22 north of New Auburn Saturday afternoon. It happened at just after 1pm. A GMC pickup truck driven by 50-year-old Daniel Lindeman of Glencoe was travelling southbound on 22 and was going to make a left turn when it was rear-ended by a southbound GMC Yukon driven by 32-year-old Joslin Thiemann of Glencoe. She was not injured, but her 1-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter were both taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis with injuries that are said to be non life-threatening. Lindeman was taken to the Glencoe Hospital with non life-threatening injuries as well. Both vehicles were totaled.