Woman seriously injured in crash northwest of Watertown

November 23, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Charges are pending against one of the drivers involved in a two vehicle crash northwest of Watertown Tuesday afternoon that sent one person to the hospital.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says it happened around 5:30 at the intersection of 164th Street and 448th Avenue, 13 miles northwest of Watertown.

A pickup driven by 45 year-old Derek Kannas of Watertown was southbound on 448th, went through a yield sign, and collided with a car that was eastbound on 164th.

The 65 year-old woman. whose name was not released, driving the car sustained serious injuries and was taken by a private vehicle to Prairie Lakes Hospital.

Kannas was not injured, but charges are pending against him according to the Highway Patrol.