Spring Valley Man Hurt in Crash With Semi Truck
Spring Valley, MN (KROC-AM News)- A crash involving a pick-up and semi truck sent a Spring Valley man to the hospital Monday afternoon.
The State Patrol crash report indicates the pick-up, driven by 35-year-old Tyler Volkart, and semi were traveling west on Hwy. 16 at the intersection with Fillmore County Rd. 39 when the two vehicles collided in the intersection around 4:30 p.m. Volkart suffered what were described as non-life-threatening injuries and checked into St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for further treatment.
The report says Volkart was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. The truck driver, identified as 60-year-old Anthony Wille of Monona, IA, was not hurt.
Alcohol was ruled out as a contributing factor to the crash. The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office and Spring Valley Fire Department also responded to the two-vehicle crash.