Austin man injured in one-vehicle accident in Fillmore County Monday morning

An Austin man was injured after a one-vehicle accident on Highway 16 in Fillmore County early Monday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a vehicle being driven by 27-year old Phillip James Olson was eastbound on Highway 16 just after 7:00 a.m. Monday morning when the vehicle went into the ditch and rolled onto its side near mile marker 239. The State Patrol reported that Olson suffered non-life threatening injuries in the accident, and he was transported to Mayo Clinic/St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment.  They added that Olson was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.

The Lanesboro Fire Department and Ambulance Service assisted the State Patrol at the accident scene Monday morning.