Broadside crash injures 3 near Nisswa

Contributed / Metro Newspaper Service

NISSWA — Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday, Oct. 24, on Highway 371, just south of Nisswa.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported a Chevrolet Malibu was traveling north on Highway 371 and as it approached Roy Lake Road, a Honda CRV made a left turn in front of the Malibu, causing the Malibu to hit the CRV broadside.

The driver of the Honda, Barbara L. Elmquist, 80, Nisswa and her passenger, Joanne E. Dayton, 85, Baxter, both suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Elmquist was transported to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd and Dayton was taken to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale.

The driver of the Malibu, Frederick W. Fey, 73, Pine River, was not injured. His passenger Bradley G. Maughan, 56, Pine River, was transported to the Brainerd hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

At the time of the crash, reported at 1:11 p.m., the roads were icy and snow covered, the state patrol reported.


The Nisswa Police Department assisted the state patrol at the scene.

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