DILWORTH, Minn. (Valley News Live) - A driver who allegedly caused a three-vehicle collision in Dilworth that led to serious injuries could face charges for being under the influence of meth.
According to court documents, the driver of a 2019 blue Honda Civic was traveling approximately 80 to 90 mph in a 45 mph zone on Tuesday, November 19 at around 2:30 p.m. when it failed to stop in time for a red light.
The Honda Civic was heading west on US-10 and crashed into a Range Rover driving south on 34th St. The impact of the wreck caused both vehicles to be lifted off the ground.
The Range Rover then crashed into another vehicle before the driver fell out of the driver’s side door, according to court documents.
Dilworth police said the driver of the Honda suffered a broken spine and a bone was exposed through her skin.
The Honda driver had just been released from Cass County Jail the morning of the accident for possession of methamphetamine, according to court documents.
The car's passenger appeared to be under the influence of meth and had a shattered pelvis.
Police said they found a backpack inside the Honda with two unopened packages of hypodermic needles.
The Honda driver’s blood was drawn by law enforcement, according to court documents.