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Driver taken to emergency room after crash near New London, Minnesota

A 55-year-old male suffered non-life-threatening injuries after his International straight truck ran off the road near New London.

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NEW LONDON — Road conditions are believed to be a contributing factor in a crash Wednesday near London that injured a 55-year-old man.

The man from New London was driving a 2021 International straight truck southbound when it ran off the road and into a steep ditch, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. The truck then hit a ditch embankment, which damaged the truck, and injured the man.

The news release from Cpl. Jared Lange did not name the driver but said he suffered non-life threatening injuries. He was taken by New London Ambulance to the emergency room at CentraCare — Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The crash was reported at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday in the 19000 block of Kandiyohi County Road 9 Northeast, according to the news release

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The sheriff’s office received a 911 call reporting the fatal crash at 4:55 p.m. Saturday on 72nd Street Southwest in Byron Township near Staples.
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The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on the scene by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, New London Fire Department and New London Ambulance.

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