Injury Crash

The Minnesota State patrol says a two-vehicle crash in Olmsted County Friday evening sent eight people to the hospital with injuries.

The Patrol said vehicles driven by Robin Donegan of Coralville, Iowa, and Maria Oropeza-Beltran of Rochester collided at the intersection of Highway 14 and Minnesota Highway 42 north of Eyota.
Donegan and a passenger were both taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester with non life-threatening injuries.
Oropeza-Beltran and five of her seven passengers were also transported to St. Mary's Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Five of the passengers were children between the ages of three and 12. A 3-year-old, 4-year-old, 9-year-old and the 12-year-old were all taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Two of the children were not injured.

Ambulances from Rochester, Eyota,and St. Charles transported the injured.

The Eyota and Dover Fire Departments also responded.

The crash was reported just before 7:00 p.m.....

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