ROCHESTER, Minn. – Firefighters responded to an auto accident Monday that left one person seriously injured.
It happened around 11:26 am on the 7th Street NW Frontage Road near Universal Marine and RV. The Rochester Fire Department says motorists reported a pickup truck crashing through the gate at the east end of 7th Street NW, heading toward to some soccer fields. A witness said the truck appeared to land in Cascade Lake.
Firefighters donned water rescue suits on their way to the scene but when they arrived, they found the truck had flipped several times and come to a stop well away from the water.
The adult male driver was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition.
Rochester police are investigating this crash.