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Update: Rochester woman seriously injured in Highway 63 crash

Accident at intersection with White Bridge Road happened Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021.

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Troopers from the Minnesota State Patrol work at the scene of a two-car crash at around 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. At least one person was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys Campus by medical helicopter. John Molseed / Post Bulletin

ELGIN —A Rochester woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Farmington Township.

A 2016 Ford Escape was eastbound on White Bridge Road and a 2011 Honda CRV was southbound on U.S. Highway 63 when the two vehicles collided in the intersection about 3:55 p.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol crash report.

The driver of the Honda, 74-year-old Agustina Torres Miller, of Rochester, was taken by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys with what were described as life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Ford, 53-year-old Eliezer Muniz Soulette, of Arcadia, Wis., was taken to Saint Marys with non-life threatening injuries.

Both were wearing seat belts, according to the crash report.

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The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, Elgin Fire Department and Rochester Fire Department also responded to the crash.

Emily Cutts is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. She joined the Post Bulletin in July 2018 after stints in Vermont and Western Massachusetts.
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