Alcohol Suspected in Stewartville Man’s Crash With Semi
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The State Patrol suspects road conditions and alcohol were factors in a crash that sent a Stewartville man to the hospital early Wednesday morning.
The state crash report indicates first responders were dispatched to the crash in Rochester shortly after midnight. Authorities determined a westbound SUV collided with a westbound semi truck on Hwy. 14 west near the Hwy. 52 interchange.
The SUV driver, identified as 36-year-old David Reidel, was brought from the crash scene to St. Mary’s Hospital with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries. The state crash report indicates alcohol was involved with Reidel.
Snow and ice were also spotted on the road. The identity and condition of the truck driver is not available. The Rochester Police Department and Mayo Clinic Ambulance also responded to the crash.