Little Falls 18-year-old receives minor injuries in accident

An 18-year-old Little Falls man received a minor hand injury, despite his veicle striking multiple road signs and rolling onto its roof.

Joseph Chase was driving black 1996 Jeep/SUV northbound in left lane of Highway 371, north of Brainerd/Baxter, when he rearended another vehicle, driven by 19-year-old Mitchell Dallman of Jenkins.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol report, Chase then turned around in the median and went southbound, ran off road left, struck multiple road signs and rolled over onto its roof. Chase, who was wearing   a seatbelt, had a minor hand injury and was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Dallman was not injured and his vehicle sustained minor damage in the incident, which is under investigation by law enforcement.