Possible Injuries Reported In Semi Tractor-Trailer Rollover

Tue 12-31-2019

(Emmetsburg)-- Possible injuries were reported in a semi tractor-trailer rollover early Friday in Palo Alto county.

Authorities say a 2017 Mack semi pulling a 2019 Pacer bulk feed trailer was northbound on 490th Avenue and had stopped at a stop sign at 320th Street. Authorities say the driver, 51-year-old Kurt Knoner of Algona, was attempting to turn east when the rear of the trailer went into the ditch, causing it to roll onto its right side.

Damage to the semi tractor was estimated at $50,000; damage to the trailer was put at $25,000.

Knoner was checked over on the scene by paramedics but declined immediate treatment.

Knoner was cited for failure to maintain control.

The incident took place shortly before 1:00 am.