Three vehicle crash sends 5 to hospital

Members of the New Prague Fire Department, North Memorial Ambulance and Scott County Sheriff’s Office work to extract the driver of a vehicle near the intersection of Redwing Avenue N and 280th Street W (Highway 13/19) Wednesday, June 12. According to the State Patrol a three-vehicle crash around 4:30 p.m. resulted in at most five people needing to be transported to Mayo Clinic Health System in New Prague. The New Prague Police Department and Northfield Ambulance were also on site. Apparently one vehicle was eastbound on 280th Street and stopped to make a left turn onto Redwing Avenue when it was rear ended by a second vehicle, pushing it into the path of the third vehicle, which ended up in the north side ditch.