WILLMAR — Two people were injured when their vehicles collided Wednesday morning on Highway 40 in Chippewa County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 8:19 Wednesday morning, a 2012 Ford pickup was traveling northbound on Chippewa County Road 4 in Louriston Township of Chippewa County, and a 2002 Ford Explorer was traveling westbound on Highway 40 when they collided in the intersection.

The driver of the Explorer, 29-year-old Kyle Reider Cappelen of Willmar, sustained life-threatening-injuries and was transported to the Sioux Falls Hospital.

The driver of the Ford pickup, 23-year-old Jose Ramon Delgadoacosta of Houston, Texas, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at the scene. His passenger, 39-year-old Leudon Camporodriguez of Houston, Texas, was not injured.

The report notes all three occupants were not wearing their seat belts.

Assistance was provided by the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Murdock Fire Department, Benson Ambulance, Maynard Ambulance, and Boon Dock Ambulance.