Semi goes into ditch off 340th Street
Saturday, January 11, 2014 7:08 AM
A semi and trailer went off 340th Street Friday at about 6:30 a.m., one-half mile west of Highway 52.
According to the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Department, Gary Grimm of Harpers Ferry lost control of his vehicle and his semi and attached trailer which entered the north ditch, rolling onto its sides.
Grimm was trapped inside the semi-cab and was extricated by members of the Decorah Fire Department. He was taken by ambulance to Winneshiek Medical Center where he was treated and discharged the same day.
The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Department was assisted by the Decorah Fire Department, North Winn First Responders, Winneshiek County Ambulance Service and the Winneshiek County Road crew.