Minnesota State Patrol
Incident Number: 14310390; Incident Date/Time: 2/26/2014 11:55:00 Am
MSP District: 3100
Number Of Individuals: 5
Number Of Vehicles: 3
Location: Northbound Highway 53/Frontage Road
Milepost: None Recorded
County: St. Louis
Road Type: Concrete; Road Condition: Dry
Number Of Lanes: 4; Divided Roadway
Crash Type: Broadside
Incident Classification: Personal Injury
Eveleth Police Department
St. Louis County Sheriff's Office
A 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling eastbound on Hat Trick Avenue, crossing Highway 53.
A 2001 Buick Century was traveling northbound on Highway 53 in the right lane.
A 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix was stopped at a stop sign facing westbound on the Frontage Road.
The Chevrolet Silverado went through the intersection and then the Buick Century hit the Silverado. The Pontiac Grand Prix was subsequently struck by the Silverado after the initial impact.
Both driver, Bruce F. Jagunich, 67, of Iron, Mn., and passenger, Sandra L. Pogachnik, 54, of Eveleth, Mn., of the Buick Century and the driver of the Grand Prix, Marilyn J. Lamke, 36, of Chisholm, Mn., were taken to the hospital via ambulance. Both drivers and passenger were treated and released. All 3 patients were transported to the Virginia Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the Silverado, Jacob L. Still, 18, and his passenger, Andrew A. Ruder, 19, both of Grand Rapids, Mn., received no apparent injuries.
Information Believed Complete
Last Updated: 2/26/2014 4:19:57 Pm
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