Two in critical condition after accident in Rochester

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

A driver and her 17-month-old passenger are in critical condition after an accident in Rochester.

It happened on U.S. 31 and Olson Road around 1:20 p.m.

22-year-old Sheyleena Parker was driving eastbound on Olson Road, when she failed to yield, and her car was struck by a semi.

The driver, 54-year-old Michael Jacobson, was not injured. His semi was pulling a trailer loaded with gravel.

Both Parker and 17-month-old Ernest Parker are in critical condition with life threatening injuries.

Investigators say Parker was wearing a seat belt, and Ernest was in a child safety seat.

Alcohol and drugs are not suspected in the crash.

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