Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a rear-end collision on CR 75 west of St. Joseph on Tuesday, according to the Stearns Country Sheriff’s Office.
Ashley Prestidge, 26, of Albany was driving her Chevrolet Silverado and was stopped at a red light at the intersection of CR 3 and CR 75 when a Ford Focus, driven by Jason Panteloglow, 45, of Thief River Falls rear-ended Prestidge’s pickup causing extensive damage to his vehicle.
Prestidge suffered minor injuries and she was treated at the scene by Mayo Ambulance. Panteloglow did not sustain any injuries in the crash at 12:29 p.m.
The collision remains under investigation. St. Joseph Police Department and St. Joseph Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene.