Two Injured in Collision at Highway 14 and 270th Avenue in Mantorville Township

A two-vehicle crash at Highway 14 and 270th Avenue in Mantorville Township, Minnesota, injured both drivers, who were transported to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys. The crash, involving a Chevrolet Suburban and a Toyota Tundra, is under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol.

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Two Injured in Collision at Highway 14 and 270th Avenue in Mantorville Township

Two Injured in Collision at Highway 14 and 270th Avenue in Mantorville Township

On Monday morning, a two-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 14 and 270th Avenue in Mantorville Township, Minnesota, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to both drivers involved. The collision took place around 5:30 a.m. near the city of Kasson.

Why this matters: This incident highlights the importance of road safety and the need for drivers to exercise caution at intersections. The investigation into the crash may also shed light on potential safety improvements that can be made to the intersection to prevent similar incidents in the future.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol crash report, the vehicles involved were a 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by 34-year-old Kayla Lynn Rahlf of Kasson, and a 2011 Toyota Tundra, operated by 64-year-old Robert Leroy Watson from Byron. The Suburban was traveling eastbound on Highway 14 when it collided with the Tundra, which was heading northbound on 270th Street.

Both Rahlf and Watson were transported to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys for treatment of their injuries, which were reported as non-life threatening. Emergency responders from the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, Kasson Police Department, Kasson Fire Department, and Dodge Center Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol. No further details have been released at this time regarding the circumstances leading up to the collision or the current condition of the drivers involved. Highway 14 and 270th Avenue have since been reopened to traffic following the incident.

Key Takeaways

  • 2-vehicle crash at Hwy 14 & 270th Ave in Mantorville Twp, MN, injuring both drivers.
  • Drivers: 34-yr-old Kayla Rahlf (Kasson) & 64-yr-old Robert Watson (Byron).
  • Crash occurred at 5:30am; both drivers had non-life threatening injuries.
  • Investigation ongoing; no details on circumstances leading up to collision.
  • Highway 14 & 270th Ave reopened to traffic after incident.