One airlifted following Hwy. 8 crash
POLK COUNTY - A 48-year-old Turtle Lake man was airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital this morning, Friday, March 1, due to injuries he received in a two-vehicle crash at approximately 5:45 a.m. on Hwy. 8, just east of STH 65 in the Town of Balsam Lake.
According to a report by the Polk County Sheriff’s Department, Timothy L. Fellman was traveling eastbound on 8 when his 2004 Chevrolet Colorado pickup crossed left of center into the path of a westbound 2007 Dodge Dakota pickup operated by Daniel Wilcox, 53, of Amery.
Both vehicles came to rest in the westbound lane of Hwy. 8.
Both men were transported to St. Croix Regional Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. Fellman was then transferred by air ambulance to a hospital in the Twin Cities metro area for further treatment of his injuries.
This crash remains under investigation by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. - Gary King with submitted information