SL Collision Sends Two People To Hospital

Thu 4-20-2017

(Spirit Lake)-- A two-vehicle collision this (Thurs.) morning at the intersection of Highways 9 & 71 and Gary Avenue in Spirit Lake sent two people to the hospital.

Spirit Lake police say 48-year-old Shane Abrahamson of Estherville was driving a 2015 Ford pickup westbound on Highways 9 & 71 and a17-year-old juvenile from Spirit Lake was driving a 2011 Dodge pickup southbound on Gary Avenue when the two collided.

The driver of the Dodge pickup and a 16-year-old passenger in that vehicle were both taken by ambulance to Lakes Regional Healthcare. No injuries were reported to Abrahamson.

$20,000 in damage was estimated to both pickups.

Abrahamson was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device and failure to proof of insurance.

The collision took place around 8:15 am.