Minnesota State Patrol 
Incident Number: 13311980; Incident Date/Time: 12/16/2013 8:05:00 PM  
MSP District: 3100
Number Of Individuals: 4    
Number Of Vehicles: 2   
         
Location: Highway 2/Grouse Lane  
County: Itasca  
Road Type: Black Top; Road Condition: Icy 
Undivided Roadway
Crash Type: Rear End; Incident Type: Serious Injury
        
Assisting Agencies:
 Grand Rapids Police Department  
   
A 2004 Buick Rendezvous was traveling westbound on Highway 2 when it stopped in the westbound Highway 2 traffic lane attempting to make a left turn onto Grouse Lane, waiting for the eastbound traffic to pass by.

A 2005 Toyota Corolla-Matrix was also traveling westbound on Highway 2, directly behind the Buick. The driver of the Toyota noticed the Buick stopped in the traffic lane and was unable to avoid the vehicle due to road conditions(snow/ice pack). 

3 people, Christine J. Flannigan, 56, driver of the Buick, Carmen A. Griggs, 43, driver of the Toyota, and Nicholas A. Griggs, 6, a passenger of the Toyota, were transported by Meds 1 ambulance to Grand Itasca with non life threatening injuries. 1 person, Scott D. Griggs, 10, a passenger of the Toyota, was transported by helicopter to St. Mary's in Duluth for serious injuries. All are from Grand Rapids, Mn.
      
Information Believed Complete     
Last Updated: 12/17/2013 12:24:45 AM  
    
    
    

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