Storm winds blow over semi on I-35 in Freeborn County

Driver taken to the hospital.

Posted: Jul 20, 2019 3:34 PM
Updated: Jul 20, 2019 6:45 PM

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – High winds blew over a semi on Interstate-35 Saturday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol says it was just south of Albert Lea when the semi tipped onto its side in the median ditch. The driver, Dean David Freimund, 54 of Barron, Wisconsin, was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The Patrol says Freimund was wearing his seat belt.

This accident happed a little before 11 am and MnDOT and Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 69°
Albert Lea
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 72°
Austin
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 73°
Charles City
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 70°
Rochester
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 69°
Tracking warmer weather and another chance for weekend storms
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

CTK: Charles City

Image

CTK: Osage Green Devils

Image

CTK: Grand Meadow

Image

Scooters causing concern in Rochester

Image

Hagedorn tour in Albert Lea

Image

Reaction to Railroad railroad shooting verdict

Image

Chris' weekend forecast

Image

Chris Gives the Forecast with Tacos

Image

JULY 2019 was hot

Image

Chris Likes that TexMex

Community Events