Mapleton Woman & Le Sueur County Deputy Injured in Crash Thursday Night

A two vehicle accident in Le Sueur County on Thursday night injured a Mapleton woman and a Le Sueur County Deputy.


The State Patrol says a vehicle driven by 32 year old April Valliant was being pursued by Le Sueur County Authorities when the drive went down into the ditch, came back up onto County Road 28 and struck a squad car.


Valliant and 37 year old Deputy Joseph Kern were both taken to a health care facility with non life threatening injuries.


Valliant was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.


Assisting at the scene were the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Department, Le Sueur Police Department and Riverside Ambulance.