Morrison County Sheriff’s Office
March 18, 2021
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 3-17-2021 at approximately 7:48 am, their office received a report of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of 30th Street and 90th Avenue, approximately four miles east of Upsala, MN in Elmdale Township.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, 58-year-old Vern Capelle of Little Falls, MN was traveling west on 30th Street and a 17-year-old male from Bowlus, MN was traveling south on 90th Avenue. The juvenile male’s vehicle slid through the stop sign and was struck by Capelle’s vehicle in the intersection. The juvenile driver was transported to St. Cloud Hospital by Mayo Clinic Ambulance with serious injuries. Capelle was transported to St. Gabriel’s Hospital by Mayo Clinic Ambulance with minor injuries.
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Upsala Fire Department, Upsala First Response Team and Mayo Clinic Ambulance.