GRANITE FALLS – A three-vehicle accident near Granite Falls Thursday evening left one person injured, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 8:32 Thursday evening, a 2014 Ford Focus was traveling southbound on Highway 23. A 2005 Chevrolet Impala was traveling northbound on Highway 23 when the vehicles collided. A 2017 Chevrolet Malibu that was traveling northbound struck debris from the original impact.

The driver of the Impala, 20-year-old Preston Eddie Yohnke of Carlos, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Granite Falls Hospital. 

The driver of the Ford, 31-year-old Matthew Allen Beek of Lake Wilson, was not injured. 

The driver of the Malibu, 24-year-old Agg Moo Thaw of Willmar, and her passenger, Soe Naing Thein of Willmar, were not injured.  

Assistance was provided by the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office, Granite Falls Police Department, Granite Falls Fire Department, and Granite Falls Ambulance.