SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that brought multiple ambulances to northeast Sioux Falls.
The crash happened Friday night around 9:20 at the intersection of Rice Street and Veterans Parkway.
Tony Mangan with the South Dakota Highway Patrol told KELOLAND News there were two vehicles involved — a 2021 Toyota Sienna and a 2008 Toyota Highlander.
Mangan says preliminary information shows the Sienna was going east on Rice Street while the Highlander was headed north on Veteran’s Parkway. Mangan says the driver of the Highlander failed to stop at a red light and struck the Sienna.
There were two females in the Toyota Sienna, both had serious non-life threatening injuries and were transported to a Sioux Falls hospital. Both were wearing seatbelts.
There were five people in the Toyota Highlander, including three juveniles. Mangan says four of the five received serious non-life threatening injuries and were transferred to a Sioux Falls hospital. The youngest passenger, a one-year-old, was not injured. Three of the five were wearing seatbelts.
Mangan says the driver of the Highlander, a 26-year-old male, is facing pending charges.
Troopers redirected traffic as first responders worked the scene.