Records published May 22, 2019
This is the records summary for May 22
Two injured in head-on crash near New London
NEW LONDON — Two men were airlifted from the scene of a head-on crash Tuesday afternoon north of New London.
Their injuries are life-threatening, according to the State Patrol.
The accident was reported at 12:25 p.m. on state Highway 23 near 115th Street Northeast, located between New London and Hawick.
According to the State Patrol, a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado driven by James Eugene Bloom Jr., 36, of Hutchinson, was going east on Highway 23 when it crossed into the westbound lane and collided with a 2009 Chevrolet Impala driven by Ronald Leon Stewart, 73, of St. Joseph, that was traveling west.
The State Patrol report said the Impala swerved to the left to try and avoid a crash but the two vehicles collided in the westbound lane. The Impala then struck a guardrail and the Silverado came to rest in the north ditch.
Both individuals were taken by Life Link helicopter to St. Cloud Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Both were wearing seat belts. The report did not indicate whether alcohol was involved.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, Willmar Ambulance, New London Fire Department, New London Ambulance and Life Link assisted at the scene.
Occupants of vehicle flee from accident
SPICER — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office is investigating a one-vehicle rollover Monday night in Spicer where the occupants reportedly fled the scene before authorities arrived.
The incident was reported at 10:13 p.m. on County Road 10 and Third Avenue.
According to a news release, a 2018 Dodge Ram owned by a Willmar man was located in the road ditch with severe damage. Witnesses on the scene told deputies that four people had exited the vehicle and left the scene.
No arrests were made in connection with the crash, according to the Sheriff's Office, but the investigation is ongoing.
The Spicer Fire Department assisted at the scene.
Man cut by knife in domestic dispute
WILLMAR — A 60-year-old female was arrested after police responded to a report of a domestic incident just before 1 p.m. Sunday on the 600 block of 16th Street Southwest in Willmar. The woman told police that her boyfriend pushed her and took her phone and that she cut him with a knife as he was trying to leave.