An Austin woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 56 in Dodge County Tuesday morning.
The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a 2013 Volvo tractor being driven by 58-year old Scott Wayne Gilbertson of Dexter was northbound on Highway 56 at approximately 10:23 a.m. Tuesday morning, and when Gilbertson slowed for a stationary vehicle on the right shoulder, his vehicle was rear-ended at the intersection with 670th St. in Ashland Township by a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee being driven by 19-year old Teagan Raye Ann Sutter of Austin, who was also northbound on Highway 56 at the time of the collision.
Sutter sustained non-life threatening injuries in the accident, and she was transported to Mayo Clinic/St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment, while Gilbertson was uninjured. The State Patrol indicated that both parties involved in the accident were wearing their seatbelts, and Dodge Center Ambulance assisted the State Patrol at the accident scene Tuesday morning.