Updated: Sep 18, 2022
Two individuals sustained life-threatening injuries Friday afternoon in a car-vs.-semi accident near Brewster.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2010 Saab operated by Edvin Bayron Sandoval, 20, of St. James was eastbound on Minnesota 60 when it collided with a 2007 Peterbilt tractor trailer operated by Shawn Lain Munns, 65, of Hawarden, Iowa that was northbound on Nobles County 1. The crash was reported at 12:32 p.m. Friday.
Sandoval suffered a life-threatening injury and was transported to Sanford SIoux Falls. A passenger in the Saab, Hugo Vicente Sandoval, 18, of St. James, was taken to North Memorial Hospital; he also had a non-life-threatening injury. Both were wearing seat belts.
Munns, meanwhile, was uninjured. Assisting at the scene were the Brewster Fire Department, Heron Lake EMS, the Worthington Fire Department and EMS, Nobles County Sheriff's Office, and Sanford and North Memorial AirCare.