Patrol: Man Hurt When Car Strikes Parked Semi Along Interstate
ALBANY -- The driver of a car was hurt when it collided with a semi parked along the side of the interstate.
State Patrol Sergeant Jesse Grabow says the incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday on westbound Interstate 94 near Albany.
He says the semi had been driven by 64-year-old Robert Reicherts of Cannon Falls. It was parked on the right side shoulder.
The car driven by 38-year-old Richard Jones of Minot, North Dakota was going west when it struck the rear of the semi. Jones was taken to Melrose Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Reicherts was ticketed for a non-emergency stop on the freeway. Jones was ticketed for duty to drive with due care.