Faribault Man Injured In Single Vehicle Crash Sunday Afternoon On I-35
A 67-year-old Faribault man was injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon on I-35 in Walcott Township. The Minnesota State Patrol believed the injuries were non-life-threatening in nature.
67-year-old Ricardo Ortiz-Elizondo of Faribault was traveling northbound on I-35 at 3:52PM Sunday when his 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche left the interstate, struck a concrete barrier, and wound up in the East ditch.
Ortiz-Elizondo was not taken to an area hospital after the crash.
The Minnesota State Patrol noted in their report that alcohol was detected at the scene.
Road conditions at the time of the crash were dry.
Responding to the scene of the crash with the Minnesota State Patrol were the Rice County Sheriff's Office, Steele County Sheriff's Office, Faribault Fire Department, and North Memorial Ambulance.
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