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A tow truck prepares to remove a vehicle Wednesday from the scene of an accident on the northbound lane of the 900 block of Business Highway 71 in Willmar. Tribune photo

One person to hospital, co. squad car damaged in multi-car crash


WILLMAR -- One driver was taken by Willmar Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital after a multi-car crash around 8 a.m. Wednesday along the 900 block of Business 71 in Willmar. A Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office squad car suffered an estimated $5,000 in damages in the crash. Traffic on the highway was rerouted onto service roads as emergency responders and tow trucks cleared the scene.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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