UPDATE: 2 injured in Jan. 27 Highway 210 crash

The crash happened at Crow Wing County Highway 59 near Riverton.

Crash scene on Highway 210
Lights of stopped traffic and from flashing lights can be seen on emergency response vehicles Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, at the intersection of Highway 210 and County Highway 59, which leads to Riverton.
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

IRONDALE TOWNSHIP — A Brainerd woman and Crosby man were injured in a crash Thursday, Jan. 27, on Highway 210 near Riverton.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported 60-year-old Darold Peter Wodarz of Crosby was eastbound on Highway 210 in his 2004 Hyundai Elantra at 5 p.m. Thursday when he attempted to make a left turn in front of another vehicle on Crow Wing County Highway 59. While turning, Wodarz’s vehicle hit the westbound 2017 Jeep Wrangler driven by 47-year-old Alacia Renee Ehlenfeldt of Brainerd. The two vehicles collided head on.

Ehlenfeldt was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital for life-threatening injuries. Wodarz suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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