Delano man injured in Highway 7 crash

WINSTED TOWNSHIP, MN – A Delano man was injured in a crash on Highway 7 around 6:33 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2007 Freightliner driven by Alexander Neal Jesme, 27, of St. Paul Park, was northbound on Babcock Avenue attempting to go across Highway 7.

A 2007 Jeep Compass driven by Jordan Jon Weeks, 21, of Delano, was westbound on Highway 7. the Freightliner and Jeep collided at the intersection. The vehicles then collided with a 2014 Kia Rio, driven by Jeffrey Paul Johnson, 31, of Buffalo, which was stopped facing southbound on Babcock Avenue.

Lester Prairie Fire and Ridgeview Ambulance assisted on scene.

According to the state patrol, Weeks was transported to Ridgeview Medical Center with noncritical injuries.

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