Collision Of Truck And A Car Results In One Person Being Airlifted To A Hospital

Thu 5-14-2020

(Emmetsburg)-- One person had to be airlifted following a collision Tuesday in Palo Alto county involving a box truck and a car.

Authorities say it happened shortly before 6:00 am when a 2013 Freightliner box truck was westbound in the 4900 block of 370th Street when it crossed the center line and collided with a 2017 Toyota Camry. The driver of the car was taken to the Palo Alto County Hospital and was then transferred by air to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. No injuries were reported to the driver of the truck.

No names have been released.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says the driver of the truck was cited for driving on the wrong side of the roadway. They add the collision remains under investigation and that more charges may be pending.