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I-41 Personal Injury Crash

Officers from the Slinger Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Slinger Fire Department and Life Star Rescue were dispatched to I-41 southbound, near Highway 60 for a single vehicle rollover crash involving a maintenance service truck.

It happened at 2:56 p.m. on Monday, May 13.

Officers arrived to find the service truck on its roof approximately 100 feet off the interstate in a wooded ditch line. The operator was trapped.

Members of the Slinger Fire Department worked quickly and extricated the driver. It appears the driver has non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation. A witness to the crash observed that the truck suffered a front tire blow out, causing the crash. No other driver/driving factors were involved.

Slinger Police Officers expressed their appreciation for their partners from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Slinger Fire Department and Life Star for assisting with this event.

Photo by the Slinger Police Department.