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St. Paul Man Seriously Injured After SUV Went Off Bridge, Fell Onto Another SUV

Updated: 03/30/2014 7:34 PM
Created: 03/30/2014 3:47 PM KSTP.com
By: Leslie Dyste

A St. Paul man is seriously injured after the SUV he was driving went off a bridge and fell onto another SUV.

The incident happened Saturday at 8:39 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 38-year-old Eric Fuentes was driving on 5th West Street leaving St. Paul and was about to get on westbound I-94 when his SUV went off the bridge, and fell onto the Marion Street ramp at the entrance to eastbound I-94.

His Ford Explorer landed on a Kia Sportage driven by 37-year-old Jennifer Beardsley of St. Paul.

Fuentes was seriously injured while Beardsley suffered non-life threatening injuries. 

The ramp from Marion Street to eastbound I-94 was closed following the crash.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

At this point, a cause of the crash has not been determined and additional details have not been released.

Photo: KSTP file

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