Two residents of Lester Prairie were injured on Independence Day when their vehicle rear-ended another vehicle in Crow Wing County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP).
MSP said that around 1 p.m. Monday, a Jeep Cherokee driven by 37-year-old Jenny Efta of Lester Prairie rear-ended a pickup truck when that truck slowed for stopped traffic on westbound Highway 18 in Oak Lawn Township.
Efta and a passenger in her vehicle, 12-year-old Cayden Efta, also from Lester Prairie, both were taken to the Brainerd Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the pickup, a 53-year-old man from Mora, and a passenger, a 37-year-old woman also from Mora, were not injured.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department assisted the State Patrol.
Several motorists reported on social media a crash on Highway 7 at about 5:32 p.m. Thursday, June 30 and Dairy Avenue. They reported hat the highway was closed from both directions. We will update this when an official report has been posted by the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP).
Update from MSP:
A three vehicle crash east of Silver Lake shut down highway 7 for a time Thursday, June 30 in the afternoon.
According to MSP, the crash involved a 44-year-old woman from Excelsior, a 27-year-old man from Eagan, and an 18-year-old man from Corona, South Dakota, however, the Patrol has not released names or details on any injuries.
The crash happened on Highway 7 at Dairy Avenue just before 5 p.m.
Glencoe, MN–One person was injured in a three-vehicle collision in Glencoe Wednesday, June 30, in the morning.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP) says the crash happened just after 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 212 and Morningside Drive.
The MSP reported 73-year-old Michael Scully of Richmond was taken to Glencoe Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The drivers of the other vehicles, 35-year-old Benjamin Lohse of Glencoe and 72-year-old Stephen Kozlowski of Hutchinson, were not injured.