Fillmore County man taken to hospital after semi, pickup truck collision

(ABC 6 News) – A Fillmore County man was taken to a local hospital after a pickup truck and semi collision on Monday afternoon.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP), at approximately 4:37 p.m., a 2008 Ford F250 and a 2006 RMW semi were both traveling westbound on Hwy 16 when they collided at the intersection of Fillmore County Rd. 39 in Spring Valley Township.

Tyler Volkart, 35, of Spring Valley, was the driver of the 2008 Ford F250 and was transported to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester with non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Anthony Wille, 60, of Monona, IA, was the driver of the 2006 RMW semi and he was not injured. He was wearing a seatbelt.

MSP says road conditions were wet at the time, but gave no indication it played a role in the crash.

MSP was assisted at the scene by Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office, and the Spring Valley Fire Department.