One injured after car hits tree


A Pelican Rapids man was injured Sunday evening while traveling in a Toyota Sienna on Highway 108.

The vehicle, which was driven by Hodan Ismail Ali, 29, was eastbound near the Bur Oak Hills Road intersection when it entered the right ditch and hit a tree, causing the car to roll onto the driver’s side.

Ali was sent to Lake Region Hospital with non life threatening injuries. His passenger, Faud Mahdi Abdi, 31, of Pelican Rapids was not injured.

Both were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, according to the Minnesota State Patrol report. The crash occurred at approximately 6:40 p.m. on dry pavement.