MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – At least one person was injured Thursday morning after a semi-truck smashed into a home in northwestern Wisconsin, authorities say.
The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a crash just before 9 a.m. on Highway 2 at Near District Avenue in Iron River, which is in Bayfield County. Iron River police and fire along with the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the crash.READ MORE: Crews Continue Cleanup After 50-Car Train Derails In Albert Lea
When authorities arrived, they learned a semi-truck was heading westbound on Highway 2 in Iron River when it crossed into the eastbound lane, went off the road and hit a residence at 1865 Highway 2. The driver of the semi-truck had to be extricated, but appears to have suffered non-life threatening injuries.READ MORE: COVID In MN: 805 New Cases, 10 More Deaths Reported Sunday
Authorities say one person was inside the home at the time of the incident, but they were in a back room of the home when the semi-truck hit and were not injured.MORE NEWS: 2 Hurt In Shooting At St. Paul Bus Stop
What led up to the crash is under investigation. The semi-truck driver is being cited for operating left of center.