MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Stearns County say a semi-truck driver sustained minor injuries after a crash in Eden Lake Township Tuesday.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded around 11:15 a.m. to 185th Street and County Road 43.READ MORE: BCA Identifies Rushford Officer Who Fired Gun While Responding To Restraining Order Violation
There, officials say a 37-year-old man was traveling westbound on 185th Street in a 2019 Mack semi-truck pulling a feed trailer when he attempted to pull to the side of the road to conduct a walk-around vehicle inspection.READ MORE: St. Paul Robbery Suspect Still Inside Vehicle After Pursuit Ends With Crash In Minneapolis
Officials say that’s when the rear of the trailer started going into the ditch, causing the semi-truck to overturn on the driver’s side. The driver was able to get himself out of the vehicle by climbing through the passenger window.MORE NEWS: Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Activated, Ready To Respond To Unrest In Minneapolis
According to the sheriff’s office, the man was wearing his seat belt and sustained a few scrapes on his hands. He declined medical treatment.