Injuries Reported Following 3 Vehicle Accident in Clay County


One person was injured in a three vehicle accident over the weekend in Clay County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Josh Cody Koljonen, 28, of Wadena was injured when he allegedly ran a red light while westbound on Highway 10 in Riverton Township.
The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado he was driving collided with a southbound 2008 Semi Truck driven by Eric J Glish, 44, of Manitowoc, Wisconsin on Highway 9. According to the State Patrol report, “the Chevrolet was pulled by the semi trailer” into a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Dalton Henry Skonseng, 24, of Fergus Falls.

Koljonen was taken to Essentia health care facility and treated for injuries troopers at the scene describe as non-life threatening. Glish and Skonseng suffered no apparent injury.

Road conditions were listed as dry and all were wearing seat-belts at the time of the accident, reported just after 6:30PM.

Official say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.


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