Teenage Driver Crashes After Missing Eyota Roundabout
Eyota, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota State Patrol says snow and ice were present on the roadway when a Winona teenager failed to navigate the roundabout on Highway 14 at Eyota this morning.
The State Patrol report on the incident says 16-year-old Bailey Olson was driving east in an SUV when she missed the roundabout at the junction with Highway 42. The vehicle went straight through the roundabout, through a ditch, and then smashed into a tree around 6:45 a.m.
The teenage driver and passenger, 51-year-old Barbara Olson of Winona, were transported to St. Marys Hospital to be treated for what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.