3 Teens Injured in Carlton County Car Crash

Updated: 08/16/2014 8:46 PM
Created: 08/16/2014 8:20 PM

Three Carlton County teens were injured Saturday when their vehicle experienced tire problems and veered off the road and rolled numerous times before coming to a rest in a hayfield just west of Barnum, according to the Carlton County Sheriff's Office. 

The accident happened around 2:10 p.m. Saturday on the 4400 block of County Road 6 in Barnum. The vehicle was traveling westbound and rolled into the north ditch. 

A 16-year old Barnum boy was driving the vehicle. He was transported by ambulance to to Mercy Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Two passengers were in the car as well. A 14-year old Barnum boy was transported by Life Link to Essentia- St. Mary's with "numerous injuries," according to the Carton County Sheriff's Office.

According to authorities, the second passenger, a 15-year old boy from Kerrick, was also transported to Mercy Hospital where he was found to be in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries. 

The Carlton County Sheriff's Office reports they were assisted by Minnesota State Patrol, Moose Lake Fire Department, Life Link, Mercy Ambulance, Barnum Fire Department and the Moose Lake Police Department. 

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