Driver Hospitalized After Crash at Hwy. 52 Intersection North of Rochester
The State Patrol says the two-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Hwy. 52 and 165th Ave. First responders were called to the collision shortly before 10 a.m.
The State crash report indicates a pick-up truck heading east on 165th St. and an SUV southbound on Hwy. 52 collided at the intersection of the two roads. The SUV driver, identified as 71-year-old Robert Gerard Obermeier of Chesterfield, MO, was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the pick-up, 74-year-old Jerrold Craig Lexvold of Zumbrota, was not hurt. Both drivers were buckled and alcohol was not involved in the crash, the report says.
The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office, Zumbrota Police Department and Zumbrota Fire Department also responded to the crash.