3 injured in Tuesday accident

Published 6:06 pm Tuesday, June 29, 2021

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A Racine woman was one of three individuals to receive non-life threatening injuries in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol accident report, a 2011 Chevy Malibu was traveling northbound on Olmsted County Road 1 Tuesday morning in Pleasant Grove Township. A 2005 Hyundai Tucson was traveling east on Highway 30 when the two vehicles collided at about 8:19 a.m. at Highway 30 and County Road 1.

The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, Stewartville Fire Department, Mayo Ambulance and Mayo One helicopter responded to the scene.

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The Hyundai’s driver, Mary Agnes Ferreter, 67, of Racine was transported to Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus-Rochester with non-life threatening injuries. The Chevy’s driver, Velida Mahalbasic, 53, and passenger, Ahmet Mahalbasic, 66, both of Waterloo, Iowa, were also transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The report did not indicate what caused the accident, though alcohol was not a factor. The report did indicate that the Mahalbasics were not wearing seatbelts when the accident occurred.