Driver in wheelchair stranded in ditch overnight after accident
A one-vehicle accident during icy conditions Feb. 5 left the driver, who was in a wheelchair, stranded in a ditch overnight.
The accident occurred late evening southeast of Parkers Prairie. Otter Tail County sheriff deputies said the man was unable to access his cellphone from the wheelchair.
He was finally rescued at 6:51 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6.
No injuries were reported, according to sheriff office deputies.
The location of the accident was south of Highway 46 and near 595th Avenue. Deputies said the man was back home and is doing well.
The vehicle was later pulled from the ditch. No damage estimate was available.