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Austin man injured in one-vehicle accident in Freeborn County Friday evening

An Austin man was injured in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 35 in Freeborn County late Friday evening.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a 2004 Chevy Cavalier being driven by 48-year old Derek Sullivan Wynn, of Austin was northbound on I-35 at approximately 11:31 p.m. Friday evening when his vehicle ran into the center median barrier and rolled onto its side.

Wynn suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Albert Lea for treatment.  The State Patrol indicated that Wynn was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident, and the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, Mayo Ambulance and the Albert Lea Fire Department all assisted the State Patrol at the accident scene late Friday evening.


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