Car Vs Semi Collision Results In Minor Injuries

Wed 6-24-2020

(Emmetsburg)-- The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office has released details into an accident last week near Cylinder that injured an Emmetsburg man.

Authorities say they were called shortly after 6:30 pm this past Thursday to the 5100 block of 370th Street. Deputies say a 2001 Ford Taurus driven by Dale Reed of Emmetsburg was westbound when the vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a tire on a 2730 combination ripper that was being hauled on a flatbed semi-trailer being pulled by a 1999 Peterbilt, driven by Edward Phillips of Weatherford, Texas.

Reed sustained minor injuries and was checked over on the scene by paramedics. No injuries were reported to Phillips.

Reed was cited for driving on the wrong side of the road.

Damage to the semi tractor-trailer was estimated at $200; damage to the combination ripper it was hauling was estimated at $1,000; the car driven by Reed was totaled.