New Ulm Police
A two vehicle accident occurred on Broadway and 17th North Saturday at 1:30 a.m. John William Schreiner, 21, of New Ulm was driving a 2006 Pontiac G6 northbound on Broadway in the outside lane behind a 2006 Ford Fusion driven by Hannah Rose Heller of New Ulm. Heller slowed down and signaled a right hand turn. Schreiner told police he fell asleep and rear-ended the Fusion. The Pontiac sustained severe damage to the front end and the Fusion suffered light damage to the rear end. No injuries were reported.
MN State Patrol
A Ford Taurus went off the road in Watonwan County near the Highway 15 and Country Road 3 intersection at 10 p.m. on Friday. Jennifer Sperstad, 32, of La Salle was driving northbound on Highway 15 when she had a medical condition that caused her to steer her vehicle into the ditch. Sperstad was transported by ambulance for teh medical condition and minor injuries from crash. The injuries were non life threatening.