2 Rochester Residents Taken to Hospital After Stewartville Crash
Stewartville, MN (KROC-AM News) - Two Rochester residents were among the three people transported to St. Mary's Hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Stewartville late Friday afternoon.
The State Patrol says 66-year-old Jeffrey Ihrke of Rochester was driving south on Highway 63 when his SUV made contact with another SUV around 5:30 p.m. Ihrke and his passenger, 66-year-old Jean Ihrke were taken to the hospital along with a passenger in the other SUV, 76-year-old Sandra Burkholder of Harmony.
The injuries suffered by all three were described by the State Patrol as non-life-threatening. Everyone involved in the collision was using a seatbelt.
The driver of the second SUV was identified as 77-year-old Richard Budde of Lanesboro. He and another passenger were not injured in the crash.