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Two injured in Pierce County crash

Two injured in Pierce County crash

A Maiden Rock woman and Ellsworth man were injured in a one-vehicle crash in Trenton Township on Tuesday morning, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported.

Maria Ingersoll, 18, was turning onto 320th Avenue from Highway 63 when her brakes failed, she told the department. The vehicle went off the road into a steep ditch and landed at the bottom in a field.

Airbags were deployed and Ingersoll and passenger Isaac Benck, 18, were wearing seat belts. Both were transported to Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing with undetermined injuries.

Assisting on the scene were Ellsworth Fire Department and Ellsworth Area Ambulance Service.