The Minnesota State Patrol reported an accident involving a Lincoln Town Car and a semi near Mankato on Wednesday afternoon. The Lincoln driven by 85-year-old Francis Schiltz of Iowa was stopped on the southbound shoulder of Highway 169 near Blue Earth County Road 90, it then pulled into the right lane to make a U-turn and was struck by a southbound semi driven by 46-year-old Joseph Berg of Lakeland. Schiltz and his passenger were taken to Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Mankato for non-life threatening injuries. Assisting at the scene was the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Crystal Police, Mankato Police, South Bend Fire, and MnDOT.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here