On Thursday, August 10, at approximately 4:09 p.m, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two vehicle crash, which had occurred near the intersection of Ash Avenue and Main Street, in the City of Bird Island.
The preliminary crash investigation revealed a 2011 Dodge Caravan, driven by 18 year old Ellen Weikle of Fairfax, was travelling west on Ash Avenue, near Main Street in Bird Island. Weikle’s vehicle collided with a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by 29 year old Natashia Johnson of Bird Island. Johnson had been backing out of a parking spot on Ash Avenue and had been unable to see Weikle’s vehicle approaching. Both vehicles sustained damage as a result of the crash. No one sustained any injuries as a result of the crash.
The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.