Three people were injured Wednesday morning when their vehicles collided head-on on icy roads near Montevideo.
According to the state patrol, at about 8:52 a.m., Beatriz Del Rio, age 46, of Maynard, was westbound on Highway 7 when she lost control of her vehicle on a patch of ice. Her 2000 Ford F-150 spun out, and was struck by a westbound 2017 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Daniel Floyd Hudek, age 61, of St. Francis.
Del Rio and Hudek were transported to the Chippewa County – Montevideo hospital with non-life threatening injuries, as was Hudek’s passenger, Barbara Susan Hudek, age 59, of St. Francis.
The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, and Montevideo police, fire departments, and ambulance assisted at the scene.