A Hwy. 22 crash sent a Le Center man and Mankato woman to the hospital in Mankato, but both with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

According to the report, Michael Lee Baker, 53, of Le Center, and Betty Jo Henrichs, 54, of Mankato were injured in a three-car crash Thursday afternoon in Mankato. The three vehicles were nourthbound on Hwy. 22, just north of Adams Street, when a 2013 Lexus, driven by Julee Mae Johnson, 57, of North Mankato, uninjured, rear-ended Henrichs’ Chevrolet. The Chevrolet was pushed into Baker’s Ford.

The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office, Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office, and the Mayo Clinic Ambulance joined State Patrol at the scene.

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