Semi-truck overturns in Renville County Tuesday morning

On Tuesday, March 13, at approximately 8:53 a.m., the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one vehicle crash which had led to an overturned semi-tractor and trailer in the ditch. The crash had occurred on County Road 6 near County Road 4 approximately eight miles south of Renville.

The preliminary crash investigation revealed a 2013 Peterbilt Semi, driven by 56 year old Marvin Yackel of Royalton, was travelling south on County Road 6, when Yackel lost control of the semi on a curve. The tractor and trailer overturned on County Road 6 and slid into the ditch where they came to rest.

Yackel sustained non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash and was
transported to Renville County Hospital, by the Renville Ambulance Service. No
other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Assisting on scene were the Renville Ambulance Service, Minnesota State Patrol and
the Renville County Sheriff’s Office. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.

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