11 people were injured in a chain-reaction crash in a work zone in Redwood County yesterday morning. The state patrol says it happened at 11:14 a.m. on Highway 71 in Redwood Falls Township south of Redwood Falls. Three vehicles were all northbound when they stopped for a MNDOT flagger. A fourth vehicle was slowing when it was rear-ended by a semi, which cause all the waiting vehicles to collide with each other. 10 of the victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the Redwood Falls Hospital. They ranged in age from 2-years-old to 79-years-old. Five of the victims were age 15 or younger. One of the vehicle drivers, 92-year-old Mary Ann Olson of Redwood Falls was airlifted to North Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The only person to escape injury was the semi driver, 53-year-old Jay Klabunde of Windom.
11 injured in Redwood County Crash
By Ashley Hanley|2021-09-02T07:44:28-05:00September 2nd, 2021|