ALBERT LEA – An NIT reader described an accident early this afternoon that happened near Albert Lea.
“A semi-truck with trailer in the northbound lane at about 1:30 PM had a blow out or some type of problem with a wheel and lost control of his rig,” the man said today at 2:30 PM.
The accident took place on Intersate 35 and Minnesota Highway 46 interchange, near the large truck stop in Albert Lea.
“The truck hit a guard rail and he managed to get past the bridge. There was a big ball of fire and the flames spread pretty quickly.”
No further details, nor the condition of the truck driver, were available.