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Forum staff reports, Published May 04 2014

Man injured in rollover accident in Wilkin County

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – An unnamed man who was involved in a rollover accident in rural Wilkin County was taken by ambulance here to St. Francis Hospital Saturday morning.

A neighbor in the vicinity of the intersection of Wilkin County Road 16 and 270th Avenue picked up a man, covered in mud, and brought the man to his residence, where Wilkin County deputies were called.

Earlier the area had been unsuccessfully searched when the Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office received a notification at 1:44 a.m. of a rollover accident at the rural intersection.

A ground search and helicopter search by the Minnesota State Patrol failed to locate the vehicle.

The extent of the unidentified driver’s injuries was not known, according to the sheriff’s office.