A 32-year-old Mapleton man is expected to recover from injuries caused by a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon. Minnesota State Patrol says Samuel Biehn was southbound on Highway 22 near Mapleton when his pickup crossed the center line, entered the ditch, and rolled.
Also Tuesday afternoon, a passenger was injured in a two-vehicle crash east of Gaylord. Investigators say 61-year-old Calvin Quast was on County Road 13, attempting to cross Highway 19 when his SUV collided with another vehicle in the intersection. Troopers say 83-year-old Lois Quast was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Neither Calvin Quast nor the other driver, 42-year-old Eric Greenslade, were hurt.
A Mankato mother and one of her two sons were hurt in a crash on Highway 30 when 26-year-old Brook Koch lost control of her SUV and rolled into the ditch. Koch and 3-year-old Zayden Joens are expected to recover. Her two-year-old son was not hurt.
In all of these incidents, Troopers say the highway was snow and ice covered at the time they occurred.