Multiple Crashes Reported Monday Morning In Southern Minnesota
The Minnesota State Patrol website reported three separate crashes across Southern Minnesota this morning. One crash involved a rollover on I-35 near Faribault, a minivan and semi colliding in LeSueur County, and a crash on Highway 14 in North Mankato. None of the reported crashes were fatal and all injuries were non-life threatening.
The first crash reported at 6:05 this morning in LeSueur County involved a minivan and semi. The crash was reported at the intersection of Highway 13 and County Road 26 in Montgomery. A Dodge Caravan, driven by 30-year-old Jaclyn Andrade of Le Sueur, was eastbound on county road 26 in Le Sueur County when it entered the intersection for Highway 13 and collided with a southbound Kenworth semi-tractor, driven by 49-year-old Ronald Hadler of Montrose. Andrade suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Mayo Clinic Health Systems in New Prague.
The second reported crash this morning was at 9:00 AM on Highway 14 at Milepost 129 in North Mankato. A Toyota Corolla, driven by 39-year-old Kimberlee Barrett of Madison Lake, and an Oldsmobile Bravada, driven by 41-year-old Jessica Howk of North Mankato, where both Eastbound on Highway 14. The Toyota and Oldsmobile collided with each other. The Oldsmobile then struck the wall. Barrett was taken to Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Mankato with non-life threatening injuries. A 2-year-old in Barrett's vehicle was uninjured.
The third reported crash at 10:01 AM was on I-35 North of Faribault in Rice County. In that crash, a Toyota Tacoma, driven by 71-year-old Douglas Brown of Corning, IA, was traveling northbound on I-35. When the truck was near 150th street west in Rice county, it left the roadway and rolled over. Brown was taken to District One Hospital in Faribault with non-life threatening injuries. A 46-year-old passenger was uninjured in the rollover.
All of the crashes reported snow/icy road conditions at the time they were reported.