Semi strikes car on Highway 71
A semi-trailer attempted to pass two vehicles on U.S. Highway 71 Wednesday afternoon and struck a vehicle that was turning left.
No one was injured.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Thief River Falls:
A 1995 Buick LeSabre driven by 17-year-old Alayna L. Nestberg of Hines was southbound on Highway 71 preparing to make a left turn onto Spruce Wood Lane Northeast.
Behind that vehicle was another, unidentified vehicle.
Behind that vehicle was a 2006 Freightliner semi truck, driven by 22-year-old Joshua T. Fadness of Bemidji.
The semi attempted to pass both vehicles in front of it and struck the LeSabre as it turned left.
The accident was reported at 4:41 p.m.
Both drivers were wearing their seat belts. Neither was injured.
The semi sustained minor damage while the LeSabre sustained moderate damage.