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10 injured when minivans collide, overturn in west-central Minnesota

The incident occurred at the intersection of County Road 1 and County Road 29 in Kandiyohi County.

Ten people were injured when two minivans crashed in Kandiyohi County Saturday.

According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, officials received a report of a crash at the intersection of County Road 1 and County Road 29 at around 1:10 p.m.

Deputies found two minivans, a Toyota and a Chrysler, at the scene. Both vehicles were on their sides in the northwest ditch. The Chrysler minivan was on exposed underground power lines.

In the Chrysler minivan were a driver, age 38, front-seat passenger, age 35, and four children, aged 2-16. All six are from Renner, South Dakota. The Toyota minivan had a driver, passenger, ages 32 and 31, respectively, and two children, ages 4 and 9, respectively. All four are from Rockford, Minnesota. 

The driver of the Toyota and a passenger in the Chrysler needed to be extricated from the vehicles.

According to the report, the Toyota failed to yield at a stop sign on County Road 1 and the two vehicles collided at highway speeds.

The driver and a passenger from the Toyota were flown from the scene by air ambulances with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The driver and passenger from the Chrysler were transported to Caris Hospital with “non-life threatening serious injuries,” according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office.

The remaining six children were transported by ambulance with minor injuries. 

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