Van crashes into tree in Nicollet County

A van carrying six individuals, all from St. Paul, was traveling southbound when it lost control, entering a ditch and hitting a tree.
Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 8:34 AM CST
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ST. PETER, Minn. (KEYC) - Multiple people suffered serious injures after a van crashed into a tree on Thursday.

It happened in Nicollet County on Highway 169 near Mile Marker 72 at around 7 a.m.

A van carrying six individuals, all from St. Paul, was traveling southbound when it lost control, entering a ditch and hitting a tree.

Two of the individuals - Carlos Vasquez, 24, and Remberto Vasquez. 30, suffered life-threatening injuries.

Out of the six people in the car, they were the only ones not wearing a seatbelt.

All other occupants of the van suffered non-life threatening injuries.