A three vehicle accident at the intersection of Pokegama Avenue and South East 1st Street injured three people yesterday morning. According to a witness, a vehicle driven by 22 year old Jessie Mindrum of Hill City was traveling west-bound on South East 1st Street and failed to stop for the stop sign on Pokegama Avenue. Mindrum’s vehicle collided with a vehicle driven by 33 year old David Krueth of Grand Rapids, which was traveling north on Pokegama. Krueth and a passenger, 27 year old Savannah Rose Krueth of Hill City, were both injured. Traffic was rerouted for about half an hour while victims were treated and vehicles were towed.
Mindrum and both occupants of the Krueth vehicle were transported to Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital. A third driver, Susan Young, was also injured. Young was treated and released.