Collision On Hwy 71 In Front Of Casey's In Okoboji Injures Three

Mon 6-27-2016 []

(Okoboji)-- Three people were injured Saturday in a two-vehicle collision in the southbound lanes of Highway 71 at the intersection with East View Avenue in Okoboji.

Police say 73-year-old La Donna Berguson of Spirit Lake was driving a 2015 Corvette and had slowed traffic ahead of her when a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Ryan Fassler of Spencer collided with the rear of her vehicle.

Berguson and Fassler were treated on the scene for minor injuries by paramedics; a passenger in Berguson's vehicle was taken by ambulance to Lakes Regional Healthcare and was treated and released.

$7,500 in damage was estimated to the Corvette; the Malibu sustained an estimated $4,000 in damage.

The collision took place shortly before 12:30 p.m.