Friday, May 17, 2013
The other motorist was cited for inattentive driving.
A St. Paul motorcyclist was hospitalized Thursday after two-vehicle crash along Radio Drive in Woodbury. The injuries to the 51-year-old were not considered life threatening, but he was transported to Regions Hospital, said Michelle Okada, Woodbury Public Safety spokeswoman. The incident happened at about 4 p.m. at Donegal Drive, near King of Kings Lutheran Church. Both the motorcyclist and driver of the other vehicle, a 25-year-old from Hugo, were traveling in the northbound lane, Okada said. The Hugo man failed to yield and the two vehicles collided, and the motorcyclist was thrown from the bike. He had abrasions and other injuries, Okada said. The Hugo man was cited for inattentive driving, she said. Witness called 911 about the crash…
Saturday, May 4, 2013
First responders were called to Touch of Sun Wednesday, May 1, after a woman’s medical boot got caught on the accelerator, causing her vehicle to crash through the front window of the tanning salon.
First responders were called to Touch of Sun Wednesday, May 1, after a woman’s medical boot got caught on the accelerator, causing her vehicle to crash through the front window of the tanning salon. No one was injured, Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen said, but firefighters did extricate the woman from her vehicle.
Friday, April 19, 2013
A 16-year-old boy from Houton, Wis., died in a crash on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail Thursday evening in Lakeland, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A 16-year-old boy from Houlton, Wis., died in a crash on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail Thursday evening in Lakeland. Jonathon H. Pohlen was traveling westbound on I-94 when he lost control of his vehicle due to snow on the roads, crossed over the median and collided with a semi-truck travelling eastbound on I-94, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Roger D. Wilkins, 51, of Eau Claire received minor injuries as a result of the crash. A previous story stated the deceased was a female due to inaccurate information from the Minnesota State Patrol. From Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske on Twitter: "CORRECTION- driver killed on 94 is male, not female. Info posted on media site as it avail" There were nine incidents on Woodbury streets as…
Monday, April 15, 2013
Colin K. Geraghty died following the Saturday crash on Interstate 494.
A Woodbury man has died following a Saturday crash along Interstate 494 in Dakota County. Colin K. Geraghty died at Regions Hospital, according to the Pioneer Press. The one-car crash happened on icy blacktop just before 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Geraghty, 28, was the only occupant. He lost control of the 2000 Ford Explorer he was driving, and the vehicle went off the road and rolled, according to the State Patrol. The crash happened near Interstate 35E. Geraghty was not wearing his seatbelt at the time, according to the State Patrol report. No alcohol was detected. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Wulff Woodbury Funeral Home, 2195 Woodlane Drive, in Woodbury, …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The incident occurred at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday east of Radio Drive.
One driver was cited for careless driving and two people were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries Wednesday following a three-car crash on Military Road in Woodbury. Woodbury police got the call about the crash at about 6:30 p.m. The crash occurred about a block east of Radio Drive. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter
Saturday, March 16, 2013
No one was injured in the Saturday morning incident.
A motorist on Saturday morning drove through the glass windows at Dorothy Ann Bakery and Café. “Foot slipped,” said Woodbury Police Sgt. Sue McMahon. At about 11:30 a.m. the driver went up and over a curb and into the wall and window, McMahon said. “Thankfully, nobody was hurt,” she said. The male driver and his wife were in the car at the time. They are from the Cottage Grove area, McMahon said. There were no signs of impairment in the driver, she said, and while such incidents are sporadic, they do happen from time to time. “Just an unfortunate accident,” McMahon said. “We were so grateful nobody was hurt.” There was some damage to the building that will need to be repaired, she said. The driver was “shaken up but OK,” McMahon said the …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
A 42-year-old Marine on St. Croix man died Thursday after a crash on Highway 36 near Manning Avenue in Lake Elmo, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A 42-year-old Marine on St. Croix man died Thursday after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 36 at Manning Avenue, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. John R. Larson was driving eastbound on Highway 36 in a 1997 Saturn, and had a green arrow to go northbound on Manning Avenue when he was broad-sided by a 2010 Dodge Caravan driven by Kenneth Tougaw, 40, of Bayport, according to a State Patrol crash report. Larson died as a result of the crash, according to the State Patrol. Tougaw reportedly suffered minor injuries. The crash was reported at 6:07 a.m. A portion of Highway 36 was closed until about 8 a.m. Updated From Highway 36 just reopened after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 36 and Manning Avenue this morning. One …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Three people were transported to the hospital after a crash after noon near King of Kings Lutheran Church.
Slick roads caused a three-car crash along Radio Drive Sunday as snow sparked numerous incidents on Woodbury roads. Three people were transported to the hospital following the crash, which happened across from King of Kings Lutheran Church during the afternoon of Sunday, Jan. 27, said Michelle Okada, Woodbury Police spokeswoman. The injuries were not considered serious, she said. It was one of several incidents as sleet and snow fell on Woodbury. The crashes continued into Monday morning, Okada said. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Monday, January 21, 2013
No one was injured in the crash, which happened just before 2:30 p.m. Monday.
The back end of a truck was clipped by another vehicle as it went through the roundabout at Radio Drive and Bailey Road, sending the Ford F-150 on its side Monday afternoon. No one was injured in the crash, which was surprising, said Allan Olson, Woodbury police officer/paramedic. Police got the call at 2:26 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21. A juvenile driver, with four other people in his 2007 Nissan Murano, was heading southbound on Radio Drive when he failed to yield at the roundabout and hit the truck, a 2013 model that had been purchased only a month ago, Olson said. The truck turned on its side and slid along the road but did not fully roll over, he said. A father and his daughter were in the truck; they were heading to the airport, Olson said. …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
As we count down to the New Year, here’s a rundown of the most-viewed stories on Patch in 2012.
Editor’s note: This was a sad story, and news of how the Cottage Grove teenager died was going around the community before authorities released the official cause. Here’s the story, which ran May 4, 2012. Update: 3:30 p.m., Friday, May 4 Authorities are looking into the possibility that the driver who died in Thursday’s car crash was electrocuted. The vehicle hit a power pole and a line came down and made contact with the car, Woodbury Police Cmdr. Steve Wills said. The driver has been identified as Nicholas Bibeau, 18, of Cottage Grove. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy, Wills said. The car was traveling northbound on Sunny Hill Drive and slid off the dirt road and hit the pole, Wills said. There was “significant…