A two vehicle crash in Winsted Township sent three local individuals to the hospital on Monday, Aug. 8, according to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP). Twenty-four year old Hannah Christine Anderson of Buffalo was eastbound on Highway 7 when her Nissan Maxima collided with a westbound Dodge pickup.
That vehicle was being driven by 22 year old Dylan John Gale of Maple Lake. His passenger was identified as a 16 year old male, also from Maple Lake. All three were sent to the Ridgeview Hospital in Waconia with non-life threatening injuries.
No alcohol was involved in the 7:24 a.m. crash. MSP was assisted by the McLeod County Sherriff’s Office, Lester Prairie Fire Department, Winsted Police Department, and Ridgeview Ambulance.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has release information that Hwy. 7 is open again after a morning crash reported on our site earlier today. The statement reads: Highway 7 has reopened east of Silver Lake between Dairy Avenue and Castle Circle. It was closed earlier this morning due to a crash. Use caution in the area as crews continue to clear the site.
A head on collision was reported this morning before 8 a.m. on Hwy. 7 and Dairy Ave. near Winsted and Lester Prairie by motorists on social media. We will update this post with Minnesota State Patrol information once its available.