(Courtland, MN) – Three people were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries Monday afternoon following a multi-car crash on Highway 14 near Courtland.
The State Patrol describes the accident as this:
“Buick LeSabre was stopped to turn left into a driveway facing East bound on Hwy 14. Ford F150 passed the Buick on the shoulder and continued East bound. Chevy Equinox braked to slow behind the Buick. Chevy Malibu collided into the back of the Equinox, the Equinox then hit the back of the Buick. Equinox bounced off the Buick and went into the opposing lane where it sideswiped the GMC Sierra.”
A passenger in the Sierra, 65-year-old Leona Weckwerth of Springfield, was taken to the New Ulm Hospital.
The driver of the Malibu, 24-year-old Jordan Besemer of New Ulm, was taken by private vehicle to receive medical attention, as was the driver of the Equinox, 54-year-old Jolene Derksen of New Ulm.
A passenger in the Buick, 63-year-old Patrick John Olson of Brainerd, was also injured, but did not require medical attention.
The other six drivers and passengers in the vehicles involved were not hurt.
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