MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol says an alleged drunken driver rear-ended a car with a motorhome in Independence Thursday, critically injuring the other driver.
Just before 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon, police were dispatched to Highway 12 and County Road 92. Officers tell WCCO a car was trying to turn left onto northbound 92 when it was rear-ended by a motorhome pulling a trailer at 55 mph.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
The motorhome flipped over and passersby pulled out two people, a married couple, from inside the vehicle. They’re expected to be OK.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
The man in the car had to be airlifted to the hospital with critical injuries.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
The cause of the crash is under investigation, but the male adult driver of the motorhome is suspected of drunken driving.