Charges pending in Thursday afternoon rollover crash near New Underwood


NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. — A three-vehicle crash happened around 1:30 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 90 just west of New Underwood.

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A preliminary investigation by South Dakota Highway Patrol indicates that a 2013 Cadillac XTS was traveling eastbound on I-90 in the left lane along with a 2016 Toyota Camry. A 2016 Kenworth semi-truck and trailer was in the right lane.

The Cadillac drove on the shoulder to pass the Toyota, however, when it merged back into the left lane, it struck the Camry. The Cadillac then lost control, hitting the semi, traveling into the ditch and rolling. The Toyota also went into the ditch but did not roll.

Charges are pending against the driver of the Cadillac, 63-year-old Rick Ingalls of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, who was not wearing a seat belt and was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The 46-year-old male driver of the Toyota, along with the 44 year-old female and 15-year-old male passengers, were not injured, nor was the 35-year-old male driver of the semi. All were wearing seat belts.

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