Semi collides with rear of snowplow on I-94 near Hebron
HEBRON, N.D. - A semi driver was cited for careless driving after the truck he was driving collided with the rear of a state snowplow on Interstate 94 Sunday morning, April 8, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported.
Neither driver was injured in the crash, which was reported about 8:15 a.m., the Patrol reported. The crash occurred near mile marker 97, about three miles south of Hebron.
According to the Patrol report:
Terry Price, 44, Glen Ullin, was driving a state Department of Transportation 2007 International plow eastbound and actively clearing snow in the left lane, going about 15 mph.
Trigve Hagen Jr., 45, Lodi, Calif., was also eastbound, driving a 2017 Freightliner with a van trailer.
Hagen reportedly came up behind the plow and lost sight of the plow because of snow fog.
Hagen then moved into the left lane to pass the snowplow, the report said. When he saw the plow in the left lane, he tried to pass the plow on the median shoulder, but the semi struck the left rear of the plow and drive into the median, where the Freightliner and trailer came to rest facing eastbound.
Price drove the plow to the right shoulder after the crash, the report said.
The front end of the Freightliner was damaged and the vehicle was disabled, the report said. The snowplow truck had damage to its left rear and side wing plow, the report said.