Delivery van cuts corner and hits motorcycle.

Location :: Glencoe Ray was enjoying a Saturday cruise on his Harley Davidson with his girlfriend. Riding and spending time with his girlfriend, Lisa, were his favorite things. A delivery van pulled from a stop…

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Traumatic brain injury from car accident.

Location :: Winona Twenty-three year old Elizabeth was definitely a type-A person, organized, neat and always on top of her busy schedule. After her accident she was different. She couldn't remember things like before, her…

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Climbing facility staff causes customer broken hip.

Location :: Mankato Matt had never climbed at an indoor climbing facility before and relied on the supervising staff person to secure his rope. After he fell and broke his hip the wall's insurance company…

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Construction site accident results in accidental death.

Location :: Blue Earth Mike was a contractor working on a remodeling project. He was provided with scaffolding which had been set up by the general contractor. By failing to properly secure the scaffold to…

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Mother of four killed by drunk driver.

Location :: Rochester Kathryn was a wife and mother of four. A drunk driver crossed the centerline just outside of Stewartville, Minnesota, hitting Kathryn's sedan head-on. Kathryn's only daughter was sitting in the back seat…

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Improper maintenance causes tire blowout, killing husband and father.

Location :: LeSueur Jon and two co-workers were driving to work when a dump truck suddenly veered over the centerline, killing Jon instantly. The trucking company tried to avoid fault by claiming the tire blowout…

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Improper transportation of farm equipment causes fatal collision.

Location :: Red Wing Transporting farm equipment on highways and country roads can be very dangerous. Deborah was driving into town to work the overnight shift at the hospital when a local farmer was towing…

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Passenger killed in road rage accident.

Location :: Hastings A night out with friends ended in tragedy for the family of sixteen year old Sue. A truck entering the freeway thought he had been cut off and decided to return the…

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Head-on collision on icy roads takes the life of a mother of three.

Location :: Owatonna Icy roads caused two cars to collide, killing Amy, a mother of three young boys. All of the drivers shared fault for the accident, with the state patrol and the accident reconstruction…

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Negligent Towing – Failure to Control Your Trailer

Improperly securing a load or trailer can be very dangerous.  When a driver loses control of their trailer or the load they are carrying shift, very serious accidents and injuries can result.  This is more common in the spring and early summer in Minnesota as boating and farming activities increase.  The Minnesota state patrol urges […]

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