UPDATE: I-94 Motorcycle injury crash sends 2 to hospital

Motorcycle crash
Motorcycle crash(WBTV File)
Published: Sep. 7, 2022 at 1:15 PM CDT
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DOWNER, Minn. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: The driver of the motorcycle has been identified as 48-year-old Paul Christophe Otto.

The passenger has been identified as 47-year-old Jillian Jeanette Thompson.

Both of their conditions are still believed to be with non-life threatening injuries.


ORIGINAL STORY: Just after noon Wednesday, the Minnesota State Patrol responded to the report of an injury crash involving a motorcycle.

The motorcycle was westbound on I-94 just east of the Downer exit when it went off the left side of the road into the median.

The driver, 48-year-old Paul Otto, was taken by helicopter and the female passenger, 47-year-old Jillian Thompson, was transported by ground ambulance. Both are believed to have non-life threatening injuries.

The State Patrol was assisted by the Clay County Sheriff Office, Barnesville Fire & Rescue and the Barnesville Ambulance.

The crash remains under investigation.