Ringsted Man Escapes Injury After Vehicle Rear-Ends Semi He Was Driving

Fri 2-8-2019

(St. Cloud, Mn.)-- A Ringsted man escaped injury today (Fri.) when a vehicle collided with the rear of a semi he was driving in central Minnesota.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 31-year-old Phillip Kako of Park Rapids, Minnesota was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Impala eastbound on Interstate 94 when he collided with the rear of a 2019 Freightliner semi driven by 29-year-old Aaron Waddell of Ringsted.

Kako was taken to a St. Cloud hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Troopers say the road was snow and ice-covered at the time of the collision, which took place shortly after 3:00 pm.