Frosty roads lead to rolloversPublished 11:23am Friday, November 16, 2012
Frosty road conditions led to five single vehicle rollover accidents in a three hour time period near Perham Thursday morning.
All five accidents occurred between about 6:30 and 9:30 a.m. and while some were left with minor injuries, nobody was seriously hurt.
At about 6:30 a.m. a vehicle rolled and struck a power pole on County Highway 35. No injuries were reported, but the pole was damaged and will need to be replaced.
The next rollover occurred near County Highway 80 and U.S. Highway 10 at about 7:30 a.m. No injuries were reported.
At around 8 a.m. a vehicle carrying two occupants rolled on County Highway 46. Occupants suffered minor injuries but they all declined medical attention.
Shortly after 8 a.m. a vehicle rolled on County Highway 51 near Links Drive, about two miles north of Perham.
The vehicle rolled six to seven times before finally coming to rest.
The 16-year-old driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to Perham Health.
The final rollover of the morning occurred at about 9:30 on County Highway 17 near Leek Lake Drive. The driver was not injured in the accident.
In the five rollovers, drivers and occupants were wearing seatbelts.