Madison
45° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Truck tips over at Milton roundabout

Published On: Jul 10 2013 09:07:25 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 10 2013 09:14:30 AM CDT

Channel3000.com file photo

MILTON, Wis. -

A semi landed on its side in Milton after the driver tried to negotiate a roundabout too quickly, according to the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to the roundabout at Highway 59 and County Road M at 12:11 a.m. on Wednesday for a report of a rollover. The first responders on the scene found the semi-tractor and trailer on its passenger side in the middle of Highway 59.

Investigators said the driver, Robert Russell, 53, of Chicago, was traveling too fast to make the roundabout, causing his load to shift and the tractor and trailer to roll over.

Russell was found standing in the cab of the semi-tractor. He was extricated and taken to Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center for treatment of minor injuries, according to deputies.

Russell was also cited on suspicion of driving too fast for conditions.

Highway 59 was closed several hours while the contents of the trailer were transferred to another trailer. The road will remain shut down between Highway 26 and High Street through July 26 for previously scheduled construction work.

Highway 59 and County Road M

Advertisement
  • Indiana primary graphic

    CNN

    Presidential election moves to Indiana

    With the number of available delegates dwindling and the parties' national conventions two months away, Indiana's primary is poised to reshape the presidential primary election.

  • Foster Farms chicken nuggets

    USDA FSIS via CNN

    Notable recalls of 2016

    Several major product recalls have been reported in the United States in 2016. Check our list to see if you could be affected.

  • blue neon hotel vacancy sign

    kd kelly/SXC

    7 deadly sins for hotels

    Hair on the bathroom floor is gross, even when it's your own. It's one of those little things that turns happy travelers into disgruntled hotel guests. Check out the seven deadly sins to hoteliers.

Advertisement