Feb 14, 2018

2 Semi drivers injured in Tuesday Accident


By Kevin Sandler

2 people were injured Tuesday in a collision involving 2 semis at the intersection of State Routes 219 and 49. According to the Mercer County Sheriff's Office. 45 year Todd Durel of Belle Chase, Louisiana was driving west on 219 at approximately 1:15 pm. Durel failed to yield at State Route 49 to a semi driven by 35 year old Joshua Knapke of Rockford. Knapke's trailer was struck by Durel's vehicle. Both drivers were taken to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. The accident remains under investigation. 


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