Semi truck accident closes westbound I-90 between LaCrosse & Haines

UPDATE (3:52 p.m.): Both westbound lanes of I-90 at the crash site were fully opened as of 3:12 p.m. MT. The lanes were shut down for a total of 10 hours, 26 minutes.


 

RAPID CITY, S.D. — An early morning semi truck crash has blocked traffic on westbound Interstate 90 through Rapid City. Authorities have detoured traffic off the interstate at Exit 57.

According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, at 4:46 a.m. Monday morning, a 2018 Kenworth tractor/trailer was westbound on I90 when it veered to the right and struck a concrete construction barrier. The vehicle overturned on its left side, slid across the interstate damaging several feet of guardrail and several wooden posts.

The driver, Randy Collins, 62, of Hermosa, was transported to a Rapid City hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.

As of this time, the westbound lanes of I-90 remains closed.

The South Dakota highway Patrol is in charge of the crash investigation. Information is only preliminary at this time.

 

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