Skip to main content
Updated:
Original:

Young girl dies from injuries sustained in car crash with 2 Metro Transit buses

Tributes have been paid to Jordyn Owens.
Author:

A 6-year-old girl has died from the injuries she suffered in a car crash with two buses as she was being taken to school.

Jordyn Owens was left in a critical condition following the collision in Richfield on Monday, Feb. 26.

But according to an update on a GoFundMe page set up for her family, she passed away at 6:39 p.m. on Thursday.

Her father Fred Owens, who was driving, and her siblings Justin, 14, and Jada, 11, were also injured in the crash but are "on the road to recovery."

Fred Owens, 62, paid tribute to his daughter on Facebook, saying: "Jordyn you will always have a place in my heart. RIP Daddy's girl. Love you forever."

The Star Tribune reports Owens was driving his children to school Monday when he turned left from West 73rd Street onto northbound Nicollet Avenue.

He was struck by a southbound Route 18 Metro Transit bus as he turned, with the impact sending the car into a northbound Route 554 bus parked on the other side of Nicollet.

Next Up

Tony Oliva

Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat are finally heading to Cooperstown

The Twins legends were elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday night.

Tanner Morgan

Report: Gophers to play in Guaranteed Rate Bowl

The Gophers will reportedly head to Phoenix to take on West Virginia.

Adam Thielen

Winless Lions beat Vikings on final play of game

Adam Thielen also left early with an ankle injury

Payton Willis / Gopher Basketball

Gophers improve to 7-0 on Willis' late 3-pointer

The Gophers earned back-to-back road victories for the first time since January 2017.

Flickr - police lights squad siren - Edward Kimmel

Woman in critical condition after being shot in the head in St. Paul

Officers responded to the incident at around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.

Alexander Mattison

Vikings-Lions: 5 things you can count on

It's a great time for the Vikings to play the Lions.

covid

Omicron variant confirmed in Wisconsin man who traveled to South Africa

Five other cases have been confirmed and linked to a Wisconsin wedding.

Sharon Mollerus - duluth - snow plow car

Sunday snowstorm walloping MN's North Shore with huge totals

Just ridiculous snow totals expected the rest of Sunday.

Screen Shot 2021-12-05 at 6.49.03 AM

Saturday snow causes havoc on Twin Cities roads

There were countless spinouts and crashes across Minnesota.

Kirill Kaprizov

Wild win battle of NHL's hottest teams, extend winning streak to six

Kirill Kaprizov delivered a shootout winner to take down the Maple Leafs.

Related

Screen Shot 2020-05-09 at 1.42.49 PM

Young mom in shooting, car crash incident dies from her injuries

The incident happened on Monday in south Minneapolis.

1 dead after speeding car smashes through Metro Transit bus

Police say the vehicle ran a stop sign and went airborne just before the crash.

Here's how Metro Transit intends to improve safety on buses, light rail

It comes after a series of high profile incidents on Metro Transit services.

Austin man killed in crash with milk truck

Tributes have been paid to the 23 year old.

metro transit

Metro Transit services to remain suspended through Tuesday

Services have been shut down since late last week.

Metro Transit responds to viral video of bus incident

The video has been shared widely on social media.