A car that swerved to miss a deer set in motion a series of events that resulted in two injuries from a Friday night crash involving three vehicles in Todd County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The accident report states:
Caleb Kilman, 20, of Alexandria, was driving a 1999 Chrysler Sebring westbound on Highway 27, near 151st Street in Gordon Township, when he swerved to miss a deer and wound up in the south ditch. He was wearing a seat belt and was uninjured.
A 1999 Chevrolet 1500 driven by Daniel Borstad, 36, of Osakis, was turning around to check on the Sebring, driving westbound in the eastbound shoulder, when a 2015 Chrysler Town & Country going eastbound sideswiped the Chevrolet, the state patrol reports.
As a result of the collision, the Chevrolet 1500 overturned into the ditch, striking the Sebring.
Borstad was wearing seat belts and was not injured in the crash.
The driver of the Town & Country, Donald Brown, 83, of Burtrum, and passenger Barbara Brown, 82, were also wearing seat belts. Both incurred non-life-threatening injuries, and were taken to CentraCare Long Prairie.