Teen taken to hospital after Tuesday evening crash

Published 5:52 pm Friday, May 21, 2021

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One person was taken to the hospital resulting from a two-vehicle crash near Blooming Prairie Tuesday evening.

According to Minnesota State Patrol reports, a 17-year-old female was taken to Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Rochester after the 2008 Mercury Moutaineer she was driving collided with a 2000 Ford F350 driven by Ryan Jeffery Hering, 31, of Blooming Prairie.

Both were going northbound on Highway 218 when the two vehicles made contact at the Dodge-Mower Road. Hering and the Ford’s passenger Aidan Kirk Holmes, 16, also of Blooming Prairie were both uninjured.

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The extent of the female’s injuries were not listed and all three were wearing a seatbelt. Alcohol was not a factor.

Blooming Prairie Police, Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, Blooming Prairie Fire Department and Blooming Prairie Ambulance all responded to the crash.