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Forum staff reports, Published September 20 2011

Teenager injured in rear-end crash

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – A teenage girl was taken to the hospital with injuries after rear-ending a pickup truck near here Tuesday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol:

A pickup driven by Mikkel Jensen, 22, of Breckenridge was eastbound on U.S. Highway 210. Jensen stopped to make a left-hand turn and was rear-ended by a car driven by Taylor Hought, 17, of Foxhome.

The accident happened around 6:45 p.m.

Hought was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge by ambulance to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Hought was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Jensen was not injured.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.