A woman was injured when her car rammed the side of a tractor trailer on Highway 169 in Grand Rapids, Minn., on Monday, April 23. According to GrandRapidsMN.com, the woman was driving west on Pear Lake Road and crossed the northbound lanes of Highway 169 when the collision occurred. The woman was treated and released at a nearby medical facility for minor injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the crash.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, most one-ton trucks, or pickup and trailer combinations, exceed the 10,000 gross vehicle weight standard in Minnesota and are subject to large-truck safety regulations.