ERSKINE, Minn.-Two Polk County residents were injured Thursday evening in a two-vehicle crash near Erskine.
Morgan Marie Sundquist, 22, of Fosston, Minn., and Scott Joseph Wessel, 43, of Mentor, Minn., suffered non-life-threatening injuries from the crash that unfolded just before 6:30 p.m. Thursday about 3 miles southeast of Erskine on U.S. Highway 59. Sunquist was westbound on Polk County Road 41 in a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina when she failed to yield to Wessel, who was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado south on Highway 59, according to a news release.
The Lumina struck the Silverado's left side, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
Sunquist, the lone passenger in her vehicle, was taken to a hospital in Fosston. It's unknown if she was wearing a seat belt, the State Patrol said.
Wessel was not taken to a hospital. There were three other passengers in his vehicle, but they were not injured, according to the release. Everyone in his vehicle were wearing seat belts, state troopers said.
No alcohol was involved in the crash, the release said.
Erskine is about 30 miles east of Crookston.