Driver arrested in Main Street crash

Photo by Mike Lamb Emergency responder work to clear the crash scene on Friday morning that left a vehicle on its side on Main Street in Marshall in the downtown area.

MARSHALL — Emergency responders worked to clear the scene of a two-vehicle crash that left a car turned on its side on Main Street on Friday morning. The driver of the car was arrested for DWI charges, Marshall Police said.

Police received a call about a flipped vehicle on Main Street around 9:55 a.m. A 2002 Buick struck a parked and unoccupied SUV, and then came to rest on its side. The driver of the Buick was taken to be checked out at Avera Marshall Medical Center, but was uninjured, Police said.

The driver, a 47-year-old man, was arrested for DWI, driving after cancellation – inimical to public safety, and drug possession, Marshall Police said.

The Main Street crash wasn’t the only report of overturned vehicle in Marshall on Friday. Around 11:40 a.m., responders also received a call about a 2016 Jeep Cherokee that collided with a semi trailer at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 23 and South Fourth Street. The Jeep rolled into the highway median and came to rest on its roof, Marshall Police said.

The occupants of the Jeep, a 50-year-old Marshall woman and a 20-year-old Marshall man, were checked out for possible injuries, Police said.


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