Semi Crushes SUV In Donald Crash

Monday morning, emergency crews were dispatched to a head-on crash involving a semi-tractor and trailer on Ehlen Road NE near Donald Road NE in northern Marion County.

The semi-tractor and trailer carrying potato chips was overturned during the collision with a 2016 Jeep Cherokee.

The driver of the Jeep was extricated from the vehicle by emergency crews and transported by ground ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. It took nearly 25 minutes to cut the driver out of the Jeep.

The driver of the semi-tractor was also taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.

During the investigation at the scene, investigators determined the semi-tractor and trailer were traveling eastbound on Ehlen Road NE prior to the collision. Witnesses reported the driver of the semi-tractor was not driving within their lane prior to colliding with an oncoming vehicle.

37-year-old Andrew Addo, from Tacoma, has been identified as the driver of the semi-tractor belonging to J.B. Hunt Transport. Addo was cited and released at the hospital for charges including Reckless Driving, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, and Assault in the Fourth Degree.

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