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Sheriff: Driver suffers frostbite after vehicle goes airborne, leaves man out in the cold

A man was suffering from frostbite to his fingers and toes after authorities say he was out in the cold for a lengthy period of time after a scary accident where his vehicle went airborne for 40-50 feet.

Posted: Dec 10, 2018 11:42 AM

OLMSTED COUNTY, Minn. - A man was suffering from frostbite to his fingers and toes after authorities say he was out in the cold for a lengthy period of time after a scary accident where his vehicle went airborne for 40-50 feet.
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office said Andrew O’Neill, 44, of rural Dover, went through a T-intersection at County Rd. 7 and County Rd. 9 in Quincy Township.
Authorities said the vehicle went airborne for 40-50 feet before hitting an embankment and going airborne again for another 20 feet. The vehicle came to rest in a grove of trees about 80 feet from the roadway.
The driver suffered a large laceration to his face and was transported to the hospital after being located at 8:04 a.m. Sunday.
There was no indication of alcohol use.

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