Local man injured in crash on Wednesday


A local man is in critical condition following a crash Wednesday afternoon near Steen.

Andy Wessels, 36, is a patient in Sanford Sioux Falls after being involved in a crash at County Road 11 and Highway 270 shortly after 4 p.m.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Wessels was traveling south on County Road 11 when he collided with Robert Brommer, 60, Ellsworth, who was traveling east on Highway 270.

Wessels was driving a 2005 Chevy Impala and Brommer was in a 1994 Chevy Camero. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

Brommer had no apparent injuries, but Wessels reportedly suffered broken ribs, a knee injury and possible brain trauma. More information will be posted on CaringBridge as it becomes available. Visit the site here.


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