Authorities pull victim from vehicle in water near Rochester

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KIMT News 3- A weekend crash sends at least one person to the hospital.

Authorities responded to the accident early Sunday morning on Highway 63 South and County Road 30 near Stewartville. Officials believe the vehicle with two people inside, hydroplaned, went off the road, and rolled into a ditch. Once first responders arrived, they found one of the victims made it out but the driver was trapped upside down in two feet of water.

Once the victim was extracted, they were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. The conditions and names involved in this crash have not been released, but authorities say the two were driving to the airport.

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