La Crescent crash puts two in the hospital

La Crescent, MN (WXOW) –

Map of where the crash occurred.
Location of Crash

A potentially drunk driver causes a car crash Saturday night in La Crescent.

It happened on Minnesota Highway 16 and Kistler road around 9:30 P.M.

Minnesota State Patrol says 31-year-old Sara Jane Rucker from Onalaska was driving North on Highway 16 when she crossed the center line and hit two oncoming cars.

The state patrol says she had been drinking.

One of the cars involved.
One of the cars involved.

The driver and passenger in one of the cars she hit were both injured and taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No word yet on if the driver will face any charges.

Minnesota State Patrol, La Crescent Police and Fire Departments, Tri-State Ambulance and the Caledonia Police Department responded.

Map of where the crash occurred.
Peter Lenz

Peter Lenz

More News

STORMTRACKER 19 WEATHER

La Crosse
61°
Winona
54°
Decorah
54°
Whitehall
50°
Prairie Du Chien
56°
Tomah
47°
Rochester
52°
Nice Stretch of Weather Ahead!

You’ll notice a much more comfortable air mass tomorrow with dew points only in the low 50s. Temps will top out in the mid 70s Monday afternoon, should be a gorgeous day!

Read More »
Connect with WXOW

Top Stories

Scroll to top
Skip to content