Pickups collide in Martin County this afternoon
According to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP), an Odin man, and a man from Truman, were injured and taken by Truman Ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System-Fairmont following a collision between their pickups at 3:15 p.m. this afternoon (Friday, January 19) in Martin County.
Transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries was Joshua Lee Johnson, 35, of Truman, while 61-year-old Loren Leroy Hansen had non-life-threatening injuries.
Hansen was driving westbound in a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup on 230th Street in Waverly Township of Martin County, and a 1995 Ford pickup, driven by Johnson, was northbound on 150th Avenue. The Ford pickup failed to yield and collided with the Chevrolet pickup.
Also assisting the MSP were the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Truman Police Department and Truman Fire Department.