One injured in Highway 12 crash

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, MN – A Buffalo woman was injured in a crash at the intersection of Wright County Road 14 and Highway 12 around 5:58 p.m. Thursday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2002 Saturn 200 sedan driven by Loretta Mulqueen, 64, of Buffalo, was southbound on County Road 14 when it pulled out from the intersection and was struck by a westbound 2003 Ford Explorer driven by Lillian Mae Sarkinen, 77, of Waverly.

Mulqueen was transported to Ridgeview Hospital in Waconia with non-critical injuries.

Sarkinen was not injured.

Both were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash and alcohol was not a factor, according to the State Patrol.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Delano Fire Department, and Ridgeview Ambulance assisted at the scene.

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