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One hurt in crash on Highway 52

One Rochester woman taken to the hospital.

Posted: Dec. 29, 2017 10:06 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – One person was hurt after a two-vehicle accident on southbound Highway 52 Thursday afternoon.

The Minnesota State Patrol says it took place just after 4 pm on the exit ramp to westbound Highway 14. 21-year-old Paige Kathryn Powrie of Rochester lost control, hit the wall and came to a stop. She was then struck from behind by 42-year-old Fahrudin Murica of Rochester.

The State Patrol says both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. Powrie was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.

Rochester police and fire, the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, and Gold Cross Ambulance assisted at the scene.

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