Head-On Collision On Hwy 18 Near Dickens Results In Serious Injuries

Thu 1-3-2019

(Spencer)-- Serious injuries were reported in a head-on crash Saturday on Highway 18 near Dickens.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office says 28-year-old Casey Callsen of Spencer was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound when he crossed into the opposite lane and collided with a westbound 2000 Dodge Ram driven by 66-year-old Robert Larson of Ruthven.

Both Callsen and Larson were transported to Spencer Hospital and were later airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital.

Authorities say Callsen and Larson were alone in their respective vehicles, and that charges are pending in the crash. 

Damage to the vehicle driven by Callsen was estimated at $6,500; the one driven by Larson sustained an estimated $7,500 in damage.