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Three injured in crash on Highway 22 at Kasota

(Mankato, MN) – Three people were hospitalized after they sustained injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Le Sueur County.

A Ford Focus and a Ford Fiesta were both traveling north on Highway 22 when they collided on the highway just after 6 p.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Megan Jo O’Malley-Schmidt, 20, of Le Center, was driving the Focus at the time of the crash.  O’Malley-Schmidt had one passenger in her vehicle, Morgan Anne Weldon, 20, of Le Center.    The driver of the Fiesta was 38-year-old Richard Gibson Richards of New Prague.

All three involved in the crash were transported to River’s Edge Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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