MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 24-year-old man broke one of his legs in multiple places Friday after his pickup truck went off road in Watonwan County, hit two trees and ended up in a creek bed, authorities said.
The crashed happened around 1 p.m. on 650th Avenue, just north of 430th Street, the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office said.READ MORE: VeeCon To Brings Thousands, Including Some Big Celebs, To Downtown Minneapolis
Tyler Nelson was driving his 1999 Chevy Silverado south on 650th Avenue when his pickup crossed into on-coming traffic, went into the ditch, hit two tree and came to rest in a creek bed.READ MORE: What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?
Crews airlifted Nelson to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn. Besides the broken leg, he may have other injuries, authorities said.MORE NEWS: Rising Water Levels Have Some Minnesota Resort Owners On Edge
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.