MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A teenage cyclist was hospitalized Monday after being hit by a semi in the east metro.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says the collision happened around 9:20 a.m. in Lake Elmo, which is about 10 miles east of St. Paul.READ MORE: More Than 200 Construction Projects Impacted If Transportation Budget Not Signed Quickly
The cyclist was traveling west on 50th Street North and was struck by the semi at the intersection with Lake Elmo Avenue.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: How Much Money Will The IRS Send You Each Month?
Emergency crews found the truck and the cyclist in the ditch, with the truck’s tire on the teenager’s leg.
First-responders were able to free the cyclist’s leg, and she was brought to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Robert McCloud Accused Of Killing Ex-Wife Before 10-Hour Standoff With Police
The crash remains under investigation.