Austin woman injured in two-vehicle accident on Highway 30 in Rochester Tuesday afternoon

An Austin woman was one of two people injured in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 30 in Rochester Tuesday afternoon.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a 2005 Buick LeSabre being driven by 84-year old Jeanette Ann Grinager of Eyota was westbound on Highway 30 at approximately 4:31 p.m. Tuesday afternoon when she collided with a 2017 Kia Forte being driven by 32-year old Heidi Lynn Haugen of Austin at the intersection of Helgerson Drive SW.  The State Patrol indicated that Haugen was eastbound on Highway 30 just prior to the crash.

Both Haugen and Grinager suffered non-life threatening injuries, and both were transported to Mayo Clinic/St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment.  The State Patrol reported that Haugen was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident, while Grinager was not.  

No outside agencies assisted the State Patrol at the accident scene Tuesday afternoon.