Red Wing Crash Sends Three People to Hospital
Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News)- Three people were hospitalized after a car and an SUV heading in opposite directions on Hwy. 61 in Red Wing collided Wednesday afternoon.
The State Patrol says a northbound Chevy Suburban, driven by 67-year-old Michael Murphy of Red Wing, and a southbound Pontiac G6, operated by 33-year-old Rebecca Ashby of Red Wing, crashed into each other west of downtown Red Wing shortly after 3 p.m. Ashby had two passengers in her vehicle that troopers are identifying as a 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl.
All three occupants in the G6 suffered what were described as non-life-threatening injuries. Murphy was not hurt.
The crash report indicates Ashby and the 17-year-old girl were not buckled up. Alcohol has been ruled out as a contributing factor in causing the crash.
The Red Wing Police Department, Red Wing Fire Department and Red Wing Ambulance also responded to the two-vehicle wreck.