ST. LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, Minn. (WCCO) — Authorities say a wrong-way driver caused a fatal crash on Highway 169 when he collided head-on with another vehicle.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 34-year-old man from Chaska was driving north in the southbound lanes of the highway near St. Lawrence Township around 3:20 a.m. Sunday. He collided with another vehicle heading south.
Two women in their 20s in the other vehicle were hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening. A 19-year-old woman was the only other passenger on the list, although the state patrol did not provide information on her condition.
The man who was driving the wrong way was not injured but was hospitalized, according to the State Patrol.