Red Wing Woman Severely Hurt After Crashing Into Semi’s Gas Tank
The State Patrol responded to the crash at an intersection about three miles south of Farmington. The collision was reported shortly before 12:30 p.m.
The state crash report indicates the SUV, driven by 34-year-old Jessica Nicole Patterson, was traveling east on 240th St. The vehicle went through a stop sign, entered the intersection with Hwy. 3 as a southbound semi was traveling into the intersection.
The semi swerved into the northbound lane but could not avoid the collision as the SUV struck the truck’s passenger-side gas tank. Patterson suffered what the crash report describes as life-threatening injuries.
A passenger in her vehicle, identified as 28-year-old Alfaro Hisundy, was brought from the scene to a Twin Cities hospital with what are described as non-life-threatening injuries. The truck driver, identified as 37-year-old Christopher Todd Carlson of Fredericktown, MO, was not hurt.