Strong Wind Causes Semi Trailer To Tip On I-90 Near Jackson

Fri 3-15-2019

(Jackson, Mn.)-- An Illinois man was injured Thursday night when high wind caused the trailer of a semi he was driving on Interstate 90 near Jackson to tip.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 55-year-old Gary Bowman of Edwardsville, Illinois was driving a 2018 Freightliner eastbound when he caught a strong gust of wind, causing the empty semi trailer to tip into the south ditch.

Bowman was taken to the Jackson Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The mishap took place around 10:15 pm.

The Jackson Fire Department, Jackson Ambulance and the Jackson County Sheriff's Office assisted on the scene.