Contact: Tony Grosso
Red Wing Police Department
May 5, 2021
On May 4, 2021, at 11:56 PM, the Red Wing Police Department was notified by the Prairie Island Police Department there was a one-vehicle injury accident on Sturgeon Lake Road intersection of NSP Road. Prairie Island Tribal Police Officers requested the Red Wing Fire Department to respond for medical assistance.
Red Wing Police Officers arrived on the scene. The driver and sole occupant of the motorcycle involved in the crash were treated by Treasure Island Paramedics, Red Wing Fire personnel, and Prairie Island Police Department Officers.
Red Wing Fire transported the motorcycle driver to Mayo Clinic Health Systems Red Wing ER for treatment. The driver of the motorcycle succumbed to their injuries and did not survive.
The Red Wing Police Department is investigating the crash. The driver was wearing their helmet, and speed appears to be a factor in the crash.
The Red Wing Police Department was assisted by the Prairie Island Tribal Police Department, the Red Wing Fire Department, Treasure Island Resort and Casino Medical Staff and Security Staff, and the Minnesota State Patrol.
Our condolences go out to the family of the driver.