McLEOD COUNTY – A semi-truck and a passenger vehicle collided at the intersection of State Highway 7 and McLeod County Road 1/ Babcock Avenue at approximately 9:15 a.m. today.
The impact of the crash sent both vehicles onto the southeast corner of the Shadowbrooke Golf Course.
Street signs on the corner of the intersection were broken off and landed by the vehicles, and a nearby power pole was damaged.
The driver of the car – the lone occupant – was transported to an area hospital by Ridgeview Ambulance.
Lester Prairie Police and Fire Departments, Winsted Fire and Rescue, and the McLeod County Sheriff were among the departments responding to the scene.
Traffic was not stopped in any direction, however law enforcement was directing traffic through the area slowly.
More details regarding the accident will be published as they become available. Watch for them here and in the Aug. 10 edition of Herald Journal.