A New London man was seriously injured in a rural Kandiyohi County crash Wednesday evening.
At about 6:15 p.m., the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office learned of a one-vehicle crash with injuries in the 19000 block of 99th Street NW. Deputies found a 2004 GMC pickup truck that had been traveling south, left the road, and appeared to have rolled several times. The driver, Andrew Hatlestad, age 20, from New London, suffered life-threatening injuries and was flown to St. Cloud Hospital by Life Link III air ambulance. The passenger, Wah Wah, age 20, from Atwater, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Carris Health-Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Assisting the Sheriff’s Office were Sunburg Ambulance Service, Sunburg Fire Department, Lakes Area Rural Responders, Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad, CentraCare EMS, Life Link III and the Minnesota State Patrol.
The investigation is ongoing by the Sheriff’s Office.