At about 7:18 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of MN Highway 4 and U.S. Highway 12 in Grove City. Meeker County Sheriff’s Deputies, Grove City Fire, Grove City Rescue, and Mayo Ambulance were dispatched to the scene. Deputies learned that a vehicle driven by Trevor Berger, 42 of Atwater, was northbound on MN Highway 4, nearing the intersection of U.S. Highway 12, when Berger went off the right side of the road. Berger continued through the ditch until he hit a BNSF electric utility building which brought the vehicle to a stop.
Berger was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield with non-life-threatening injuries. The preliminary investigation indicates that the crash was the result of a medical incident Berger experienced.