Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

2-vehicle accident closes Highway 71, County Road 40

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
News Willmar,Minnesota 56201 http://www.wctrib.com/sites/all/themes/wctrib_theme/images/social_default_image.png
West Central Tribune
(320) 235-6769 customer support
2-vehicle accident closes Highway 71, County Road 40
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

NEW LONDON -- A two-vehicle accident resulting in an overturned semi has closed U.S. Highway 71 and Kandiyohi County Road 40.

Reports from the scene indicate that an emergency helicopter has landed on the highway and is waiting to move victims still being extracted from the vehicles.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The site of the accident is about two blocks north of the intersection of the highway and county road.

The semi is overturned in a ditch and diesel fuel is leaking from it, according to a Tribune reporter on the scene.

Advertisement
news@wctrib.com
Advertisement
Advertisement