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I-90 semis go off-road in accident

Two injured in roadside crash

March 12, 2017
Cody Benjamin - Register Staff Writer (cbenjamin@faribaultcountyregister.com) , Faribault County Register

Two men with non-life-threatening injuries were transported to Blue Earth's United Hospital District after a roadside collision between their semi-trailer trucks on Interstate 90 in Faribault County on Wednesday, March 8.

The crash occurred around 8:30 a.m. in Brush Creek Township, near mile marker 132 along I-90, and sparked a response from Minnesota State Patrol.

The Faribault County Sheriff's Department was also on the scene after the collision, as was fire and ambulance service from both Frost and Bricelyn.

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One of the drivers, a 49-year-old from Ocheyedan, Iowa, was west bound on I-90 when he collided with a semi parked on the shoulder of the road. A 46-year-old Minneapolis man had been driving the parked truck that was struck.

The crash is not to be confused with a collision of two trucks from a separate incident along I-90 that occurred the same day in Martin County.

That crash was a four-vehicle collision and resulted in one fatality.

 
 

 

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