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Three People Injured in Accident Near Auburn

August 11, 2020 9:19am

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred west of Auburn on Highway 175 this past Sunday afternoon.

According to the Sac County Sheriff's Office, 24-year old Irene Murillo-Figueroa of Storm Lake was operating a 2011 Buick Enclave. She was attempting to do a U-turn in the road when a 2013 Ford Edge operated by 73-year-old Herman Kohnekamp of Kiron came around the curve and collided with Murillo-Figueroa’s car.

Both Herman Kohnekamp and a passenger, 73-year old Nancy Kohnekamp, were transported by Lake City Ambulance to Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City. The Lake View Ambulance transported Murillo-Figueroa to St. Anthony Hospital in Carroll.

Murillo-Figueroa was charged with no valid driver’s license and unsafe turn. Auburn Fire Rescue assisted at the scene.