STAPLES -- Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Staples Wednesday afternoon. The incident happened on Highway 10 near County Road 38 just after 12:00 p.m.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a van was going south on County Road 38, turned onto Highway 10, and began accelerating. Authorities say a car was heading west on Highway 10 and collided with the van west of the intersection.

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The driver and passenger in the car, 82-year-old Wayne Hotchkiss and 79-year-old Carolyn Hotchkiss of New York Mills, MN, were taken to Staples Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the van, 60-year-old Debby Wanner of Motley, was not hurt.

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