Rochester, MN (KROC-AM NEWS) - Two Rochester women were injured in separate traffic crashes on Saturday and one of them occurred in the construction zone at Zumbrota.

The State Patrol responded to the first incident around 10:15 a.m. at the Highway 63 interchange on I-90 near Stewartville. 18-year-old Markea Wyro was driving north on Highway 63 when her car collided with the back end of a semi-truck attempting a left turn onto the southbound lanes of the highway. She was taken to St. Mary's Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The other crash occurred about 1:45 in the afternoon on the southbound lanes of Highway 52 at Zumbrota where traffic is being detoured onto the exit ramp at the new Highway 58 interchange while crews demolish the old Highway 58 bridge. The State Patrol says four vehicles were involved in the chain reaction crash that started when a car driven by an 18-year-old St. Cloud woman was rear ended by a car driven by 55-year-old Roxane Chlachula of Rochester. She was the only person hurt in the crash and was transported to St. Mary's with what the State Patrol described as non-life threatening injuries.




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