Driver Loses Trailer, Strikes Other Vehicle Causing Crash
LITCHFIELD -- Two people were hurt when a pickup truck lost its trailer and caused a crash in Meeker County Monday. Sheriff Brian Cruze says it happened on 250th Street in Darwin Township near Litchfield at about 3:40 p.m.
A van driven by 41-year-old Corey Rueckert of Grove City was following a pickup and trailer when the trailer came unhitched and hit the van, causing it to go into the ditch and roll.
Rueckert was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. His passenger, 40-year-old Rachel Rueckert suffered minor injuries but was not taken to the hospital. The driver of the pickup truck, 74-year-old Luiane Weseman of rural Litchfield was not hurt.