Records published May 15, 2019
This is the records summary for May 15.
Woman injured in ATV accident
WILLMAR — A Willmar woman was injured Tuesday afternoon when she fell off an all-terrain vehicle.
According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, Amy Monson, 43, was driving an ATV at around 12:23 p.m. in the 2000 block of 45th Avenue Southeast when the vehicle hit a soft spot on a gravel driveway and tipped over.
Monson then fell off the ATV.
She was transported by the Willmar Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar with injuries to her head, back, hip and arm.
The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Willmar Ambulance, Minnesota State Patrol and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Flying umbrella shatters windshield
WILLMAR — A Willmar woman was shaken up but uninjured during a freak accident Monday afternoon when an outdoor table umbrella at a restaurant broke off in a wind gust and struck her vehicle.
The force of the impact shattered the driver's side window of the 2017 Dodge Caravan the woman was driving, spraying glass shards in and around the vehicle.
The woman told the West Central Tribune she was at Culver's restaurant on 19th Avenue Southeast in Willmar at around 5:15 p.m. when a gust of wind blew the umbrella with such force that it broke away from the stand and struck her vehicle window.
She said she felt lucky she was not impaled by the umbrella.
The woman told the Tribune she was unable to drive the vehicle and Willmar police gave her a ride home.