Boxes of Cherries Spills into Creek After Semitrailer Crash
Several injuries were reported in an Interstate 90 crash in which a semitrailer hauling cherries. crossed the median, struck a van and then rolled onto its top in Blacktail Creek west of Butte.
Tammy Dobbs, a nurse from Bentonville, Arkansas, tells The Montana Standard that someone was holding the driver's head out of the water after the crash at 8:30 a.m. Friday. Officials say the driver was trapped in the cab for over an hour before rescue crews were able to free him.
A passenger in the tractor-trailer was able to get out by himself. Butte-Silver Bow Undersheriff George Skuletich says the two men in the semi and two of the four people in the van were hospitalized in stable condition.
Boxes of cherries spilled into the creek.
Reported by the Associated Press