One injured in hit-and-run crash
Published 2:01 pm Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Albert Lea police are still looking for a vehicle in connection with a hit-and-run crash Tuesday near Trail’s Travel Center that left one person injured.
Police are looking for a white, 1997 to 2007 model GMC pickup. Police said the vehicle should have extensive front end drivers side damage. The truck was reportedly not at fault in the crash, but the driver could be cited with leaving the scene of a crash.
Deputy Director of Police J.D. Carlson said a 1994 Toyota Corolla driven by Claudia Rowen, 52, of Omaha, Nebraska, was entering Freeborn County Road 46 out of Happy Trails Lane and didn’t see a white pickup that was heading east on Freeborn County Road 46.
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After colliding at the intersection of Freeborn County Road 46 and Happy Trails Lane, the truck reportedly went partially into the median, stopped, then continued heading east on Freeborn County Road 46.
Nadire Rowen, 22, was transported by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea with an injury deemed not life-threatening, Carlson said.
She reportedly suffered a head injury and was bleeding.
A final crash report hasn’t been completed.
Look to the Tribune for more information.