Crash in Rochester Was Among 3 Injury Crashes in the Region Today
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Dodge County woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 52 in Rochester during the noon hour today.
The State Patrol says 56-year-old Rebecca Bermea of Claremont was driving an SUV that crashed into the back of a minivan on the entrance ramp to southbound Highway 52 at the 2nd Street interchange around 12:20 PM. Bermea was transported to the nearby St. Marys Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Her passenger, and the driver of the minivan, who was identified as 34-year-old Tierynee Fricker of Rochester, were not hurt.
There was also an injury crash in Dodge County this afternoon. It was reported shortly after 1:30 pm in Kasson. The State Patrol says 43-year-old Jared Lind was driving a motorcycle north on Highway 57 when he crashed into a barrier in the construction zone. The Le Sueur man was also taken to St. Marys Hospital with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.
About 20 minutes earlier, the State Patrol responded to an injury crash in Freeborn County. The crash report says 33-year-old Jordan Knutsen of Clarks Grove was brought to Rochester for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries at St. Marys Hospital after his pickup truck collided with a semi-tractor on Highway 13 at an intersection in Albert Lea.