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May 03

Injury Accident

Posted on May 3, 2022 at 9:58 AM by Michelle Delaney

Reported: 4/30/2022 at 9:49AM Location: 459th Ave just south of 218th St Driver: Ronald Hansson, 61, of Sioux Falls Vehicle: 2010 Freightliner with fertilizer trailer

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, South Dakota Highway Patrol, Volga Fire Department, Sinai Fire Department, Brookings County Emergency Management and Brookings Ambulance responded to the above location for a semi which had rolled over. It was found the semi was hauling liquid fertilizer when the vehicle left the roadway and rolled in the ditch. This rollover resulted in approx. half of the five thousand gallon load being spilt onto the ground. The driver, Ronald Hansson, 61, of Sioux Falls was taken to the hospital by the Brookings Ambulance for unknown injuries. The truck and trailer were estimated to have sustained approx. $38,000 damage and the load was valued at $20,000. This incident remains under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.

Scott Sebring
Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006