Elderly Minnesota Man Hurt in Crash Near Austin
Blooming Prairie, MN (KROC-AM News)- An elderly Waltham, MN man was hurt in a single-vehicle crash between Austin and Blooming Prairie Thursday evening.
The State Patrol accident report says 81-year-old Robert Invalson was driving his Ford Ranger north on Hwy. 218 when he lost control of his vehicle on ice. The pick-up went off the road and crashed into the ditch at the intersection with 320th St. about 10 miles north of Austin around 5:30 p.m.
Invalson was taken to Mayo Clinic Austin with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries. The report indicates he was buckled up and not under the influence of alcohol.
The Blooming Prairie Ambulance and Mower County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the crash.