Tower, MN (NNCNOW.com) - An International Falls man is expected to face several alcohol related offense charges after authorities say he caused a one–car accident near Tower which injured a passenger late Friday night.
The crash occurred at the junction of Highway 77 and Lake Vermillion Reservation Road, near Tower, just after 11 Friday night.
According to Saint Louis County Sheriff's Office Sergeant James McKenzie, the 40–year–old man behind the wheel was arrested at the scene. He's being held at the Saint Louis County Jail in Virginia pending charges.
A 43–year–old female passenger, also from International Falls, was injured in the crash and treated at the Virginia Regional Medical Center.
The Bois Forte and Breitung Township police departments also responded to the crash.