Rochester Trucker Hurt in Crash Involving Two Semis on I-90
Albert Lea, MN (KROC-AM News)- Two truckers were hurt after their semis, headed in opposite directions, collided on I-90 in Freeborn County Wednesday morning.
The State Patrol’s accident report says an eastbound semi, driven by 51-year-old Duane Travis of Red Oak, IA, crossed the median and entered the westbound lanes where it collided with another semi, operated by 40-year-old Phillip Hughes of Rochester. The crash was reported at 7:36 a.m. about six miles east of Albert Lea.
Hughes and Travis both went to an Albert Lea hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The state crash report indicates snow and ice were on the road at the time of the crash.
Both truck drivers were buckled at the time of the wreck. The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the crash.
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