MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 35-year-old St. Michael man died two days after being hit by a suspected drunken driver in Independence Thursday.
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: Ruff Start Rescue
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: Survey Shows Two-Thirds Of Americans Are Ready For Drones To Deliver Takeout
The man in the car, identified as Paul Dahlstrom, had to be airlifted to the hospital with critical injuries. Dahlstrom died Saturday from his injuries, which were described as blunt force head and neck injuries.MORE NEWS: COVID In MN: Feds To Convert Several Testing Sites To Provide Antiviral Treatment
The male adult driver of the motorhome is suspected of drunken driving. West Hennepin Public Safety is investigating.