Four injured in Olmsted County crash

One person from Rushford and three from Ames involved.

Posted: Dec. 28, 2017 4:02 PM

EYOTA TOWNSHIP, Minn. – One Minnesotan and three Iowans are hurt Thursday after a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 90.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 49-year-old Luis Rigoberto Jara of Rushford was driving west when he lost control, went through the median and into the eastbound lanes, colliding with the eastbound vehicle driven by 61-year-old Alan Louis Eggenberger of Ames,IA.
Jara and Eggenberger both suffered non-life threatening injuries, as did two passengers in Eggenberger’s vehicle, 58-year-old Sharon Kay Eggenberger and a five-year-old girl. All were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment.

The State Patrol says all four people were wearing their seatbelts.

This crash happened around 1:27 pm near mile marker 222 in snowy and icy conditions. The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, Eyota Fire Department and Eyota Ambulance all assisted at the scene.

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