2 semi trucks collide, causes Highway 53 closure

Semi truck on Highway 53
Semi truck on Highway 53(Friends of the Northland FireWire)
Published: Oct. 18, 2023 at 1:49 PM CDT
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VIRGINIA, MN. (Northern News Now) - Two semi-trucks crashed leaving one across the highway Wednesday morning.

According to Friends of the Northland FireWire, the crash was reported around 10 a.m. in the northbound lane of Highway 53 north of Virginia.

The Minnesota State Patrol said the first semi was traveling southbound when it swerved and crossed into the northbound lane.

It rolled and came to a rest across the northbound lanes.

The second semi was traveling north when it struck the rolled semi.

Semi crash on Highway 53
Semi crash on Highway 53(Friends of the Northland FireWire)

No injuries were reported.

The northbound lane was closed for over an hour.

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating.

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