Albert Lea, MN (KROC-AM News)- A Truck driver from El Salvador was injured after his rig collided with another semi-truck in Freeborn County over the weekend.

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The crash happened east of Albert Lea on Interstate 35 around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The Minnesota State Patrol crash reports says 67-year-old Jose Francisco Trejo Cartagena was heading south pulling another truck and 63-year-old Thomas Voigt of Des Moines was also traveling south. The report says the two truck collided and both came to rest in the ditch.

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The report says Francisco was brought to St. Mary’s Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Voigt was not hurt.

The report indicates crash investigators do not know if Cartagena was buckled or whether or not he was under the influence of alcohol. The Freeborn County Sheriff's Office, Albert Lea Fire Department and Mayo Ambulance also responded to the crash. 

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