UPDATE: Semi rolls over on U.S. 218 northbound near Riverside - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Semi rolls over on U.S. 218 northbound near Riverside

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RIVERSIDE (KWWL) -- The Iowa Department of Transportation says a semi rolled over on U.S. 218 northbound, near Riverside, around 11:30 Wednesday morning.

Washington County Sheriff Officials say Rodney Erickson of Walker was traveling south on Interstate 218 when he lost consciousness. Police say his semi drifted over the median and rolled into the ditch near the northbound lane.  The semi landed on its side.

The truck was carrying hogs, but none got lose. Erickson was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The road was closed for a short time.

 

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