Minnesota’s state auditor and a state senator are hospitalized following a collision with a semi in Redwood County.
A legislative aide for Sen. Melisa Franzen says Franzen and state Auditor Julie Blaha were injured Wednesday while driving back from Farmfest in Redwood County.
The Minnesota Highway Patrol says a Jeep Cherokee driven by Blaha collided with a semi at the Highway 67 & Co Rd 13 intersection in Three Lakes Township about 5 p.m.
Both women were taken to Carris Health – Redwood with injuries that are not life-threatening. The semi driver, 70-year-old Patrick Crain of Franklin, was not injured.