11-Year-Old Hurt in Southeast Minnesota Crash
The State Patrol’s crash report indicates a Ford F-150, driven by 42-year-old Joelle Lubke of Webster, MN, and a Ford Escape, operated by a 17-year-old girl, crashed on Hwy. 19 at the intersection of 70th St. West. The crash occurred in the northwest outskirts of Lonsdale at 3:18 p.m.
The 11-year-old was riding with the 17-year-old and was brought to the Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries. The two drivers were not hurt.
The teen’s vehicle also had a 15-year-old boy passenger who was not hurt. Lubke had a 4-year-old boy and 66-year-old woman riding in the vehicle she was driving who were also unharmed.
The report says everyone involved in the wreck was buckled up and that alcohol was not a contributing factor. Troopers say the road was wet at the time of the collision.
The hometowns of the two teenagers and injured boy were not disclosed in the report. The Rice County Sheriff’s Office, Lonsdale Police Department and Lonsdale Fire Department also responded to the crash.