Wadena County Snow Plow Accident Reported
James Allen | Jan 15, 2020 AT 5:40 am
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a report around 11am Tuesday morning of a vehicle that had rear-ended a County snowplow on County Road 23, near the intersection of 380th street. The caller stated the vehicles’ airbags were deployed.
Law Enforcement arrived on scene to find the 2017 Toyota Camry, unoccupied. Both the male driver and an unresponsive three-year-old child were sitting in another vehicle awaiting medical personnel.
Both vehicles were southbound on County Road 23 and the driver of the car stated they did not see the snow plow prior to the collision. Both drivers and the child were using their safety belts.
The driver of the car and the child were transported by ambulance to St. Josephs in Park Rapids. The child was responsive by the time the ambulance left the crash scene. The snowplow driver was not injured. This case is pending investigation.
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Menahga Fire Department/First Responders, Tri-County Ambulance, Menahga Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol and K&K Towing.