An Olivia man was injured in a farm equipment-related accident in Renville County Sunday.
On Oct. 16, at 8:25 pm, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Renville County Road 14 and 880th Avenue, eight miles north of Olivia.
Responders on the scene discovered a John Deere combine driven by 24-year-old Austin Tersteeg of Olivia, and a 2001 Peterbilt semi-tractor driven by 32-year-old Christian Quiroz of Willmar.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the combine was traveling South on Co Rd 14, trailering a harvesting attachment. The 2001 Peterbilt was traveling North on Co Rd 14 towing another semi-tractor when both vehicles collided.
Tersteeg was transported to Health Partners – Olivia with minor injuries, while Quiroz, and passenger Edwin Pineda, were not injured.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Olivia Fire Rescue, and the Olivia Ambulance Service.