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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.

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