A tractor trailer struck a passenger car near Mankato, MN, on Wednesday, March 7, sending the driver of the car to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. According to KEYC.tv, both vehicles were traveling the junction of Highway 169 and State Highway 68 when the tractor trailer rammed the passenger vehicle from behind. According to the report, the car was attempting a lane change when the accident occurred. The driver of the semi truck was not injured.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.