BREAKING NEWS: 8 shots fired, 2 men injured in northwest Rochester shooting Full Story
CLOSINGS: View Closings

Motorcycle accident in Freeborn County

Three people were involved in the accident where a motorcycle hit a truck as it was going to turn from a stop sign.

Posted: May. 26, 2018 6:29 PM
Updated: May. 26, 2018 10:46 PM

ALBERT LEA, Minn. - People are facing injuries after an accident involving a motorcycle.

The Minnesota State Patrol said it happened just before noon Saturday, at the top of the Interstate 90 ramp and Bridge Avenue.

A pick-up truck, driven by 52-year-old Kurt Welker of Owatonna, was heading west across Bridge Avenue when it was struck on the passenger side by a southbound Harley Davidson motorcycle.

The motorcycle was driven by 41-year-old Adam Gimberline of Wells. He also had a 36-year-old passenger, Heidi Gimberline.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol the Gimberline's were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, neither of them were wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

No on in the pick-up truck sustained injuries including the driver Kurt Welker and his passengers Judith and Leah Welker.

Albert Lea Police and Fire, Gold Cross, and the Minnesota DNR responded.

Article Comments

Mason City
52° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 52°
Albert Lea
Broken Clouds
52° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 52°
Broken Clouds
52° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 52°
Charles City
Few Clouds
54° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 54°
52° wxIcon
Hi: 61° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 52°
Tracking an active patter for the weekend.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Community Events