Mankato-Public Safety responded to a vehicle accident at 11:20 a.m. today (Friday, April 22) at the intersection of North Broad and Mulberry streets. The incident involved a 2008 Chrysler Town and Country, driven by Robert L. Fitterer, age 83 of Mankato, and a 2021 Kia Motors Optima, driven by David H. Chute, age 70 of Mankato.

Chute was transported to the local hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. Damage was done to City property, the fence of a local daycare and the arts center at 120 Broad Street. Costs of the damages are yet to be determined, and the cause of the accident is under investigation.