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Motorcyclists injured while aiding another near Willmar on Saturday

Two motorcyclists were injured while aiding a third one who had crashed in Kandiyohi County on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at about 12:24 p.m. on May 1, a motorcycle traveling southbound on Highway 23 at Highway 71 veered into the ditch and crashed into the cable median barrier.

A group of motorcyclists traveling northbound witnessed the crash, and slowed to stop to provide aid. While stopping, two of those motorcyclists hit each other.

Three motorcyclists ended up being transported to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar for treatment of non-life threatening injuries: Chad Eric Larsen, age 49, of New London; Dorothy Marie Rosemeier, age 65, of De Graff, and Jesse Charles Lippert, age 38, of Blomkest.

The Willmar Police Department and Carris Health Ambulance assisted at the scene.


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