Police: Alcohol Involved in Rollover Crash

Posted at: 11/19/2012 2:10 PM

(ABC 6 NEW) -- Officials believe alcohol was involved in rollover accident that sent two people to the hospital over the weekend.

The accident happened late Saturday night on the 1000 block of 1st St SE in Oronoco. According to the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department the driver of the vehicle was going over the speed limit when they slammed into a guardrail.

A neighbor in the area rushed to help the victims in the accidents. The driver was unconscious and thrown through the window.  The passenger was outside of the vehicle and reported having missing teeth.

Both were transported to St. Marys Hospital by Gold Cross.

According to the Sheriff’s Department the driver and passenger had been at a friend’s house drinking before the accident.