Sawyer County (WQOW) – Three teens were taken to the hospital after a single-vehicle accident in Sawyer County Monday afternoon.
According to the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened on Highway 77 near Hayward. When police arrived, they found a Ford truck in a wooded area off the roadway.
The driver of the truck, a 17-year-old male, a 16-year-old male passenger and a 16-year-old riding in the bed of the truck were all injured.
The driver, and the teen riding in the truck bed, were flown from the scene to hospitals in Duluth. The other passenger was driven to a Hayward hospital.
The names and conditions of the boys are not being released at this time.