Washington Man Suffers Minor Injuries After Crashing Semi Into Ditch

By Christy Aumer, Reporter

WASHINGTON, Iowa - A Washington man was taken to the hospital for minor injuries after a one-vehicle wreck early Thursday morning, authorities said.

Officials responded to a report of a semi-tractor trailer overturned and on its side in the ditch on Highway 218 near 335th Street, north of Henry Washington Street, around 4:10 a.m. A caller stated to authorities the driver of the semi was out of the vehicle and conscious.

The operator of the Eichelberger Transportation semi, Craig J. Lucas, 38, was transported to the Washington County Hospital with minor injuries, officials said.

The cause of the wreck is not available at this time. The incident remains under investigation.
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