Willmar man injured in rollover crash on icy road Tuesday morning north of Renville, Minnesota

Ahmed Mohamed, 40, of Willmar, suffered minor injuries after his vehicle rolled over into a ditch early Tuesday and landed on its roof along Renville County Road 21. Mohamed was initially trapped in the vehicle before a passerby helped him out, according to a news release from the Renville County Sheriff's Office.

FSA Ambulance lights
We are part of The Trust Project.

RENVILLE — A 40-year-old Willmar man suffered only minor injuries Tuesday morning after his vehicle rolled over into a ditch, trapping him in the vehicle for a short time.

Ahmed Mohamed was identified as the driver, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Mohamed was driving north on County Road 21 when he lost control of his 2010 Chevrolet Impala on the icy road. The vehicle rolled over into a ditch, stopping on its roof, near the intersection of 880th Avenue in Crooks Township.

Mohamed was initially trapped inside the vehicle but was assisted out by a passerby, according to the release from Deputy Sheriff Thomas Swyter. Mohamed was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.

The crash was reported at 5:56 a.m. Tuesday, and the Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Olivia Ambulance Service.


A 19-year-old Montevideo man was taken to St. Cloud Hospital Friday morning following a crash in which he was a passenger.
A 19-year-old Willmar woman was transported to CentraCare — Rice Memorial Hospital after the vehicle she was driving crashed with a semi on Minnesota Highway 7 in East Lake Lillian Township.
The Tribune publishes Records as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are written by Tribune staff members based on information contained in public documents from the state court system and from law enforcement agencies. It is the Tribune’s policy that this column contain a complete record. Requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.
A 22-year-old driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries after his car was run off the road by another vehicle on U.S. Highway 59, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Our newsroom occasionally reports stories under a byline of "West Central Tribune staff report." Often, the "West Central Tribune staff report" byline is used when rewriting basic news briefs that originate from official sources, such as a city press release about a road closure, and which require little or no reporting. At times, this byline is used when a news story includes numerous authors or when the story is formed by aggregating previously reported news from various sources. If outside sources are used, it is noted within the story.

The West Central Tribune newsroom can be reached via email: or phone 320-235-1150.
What To Read Next
Single-digit temperatures couldn't deter the masses from voluntarily jumping into a frozen lake Saturday in the name of fundraising for Special Olympics at the annual Spicer WinterFest.
Minneapolis artist Gregory Rose in a visit to Willmar shared how art can be a way to confront trauma, build community and look different at the world.
A Netherlands-based business is looking to build a hemp processing facility in Kandiyohi County or the region. There could also be an opportunity for farmers to plant a hemp crop this season for the company.
Area funerals scheduled through XX, 2023