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Driver injured in semi vs. car crash in Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove emergency crews begin to clean up the scene of a crash between a car and a semitrailer Wednesday afternoon at Jamaica Avenue and 95th Street. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)

A female driver was injured when her car collided with a semitrailer Wednesday afternoon on Jamaica Avenue near HIghway 61 in Cottage Grove.

The driver of an eastbound Honda passenger car entered the intersection of 95th Street and Jamaica Avenue and was struck by a Renewal by Andersen semitrailer headed south on Jamaica, according to police. The crash happened shortly after 2:30 p.m. The front end of the Honda was severely damaged, and airbags inside had deployed. There was a stop sign at 95th Street; the semitrailer did not have to stop at the intersection.

The woman was transported to Regions Hospital with undisclosed injuries. The male semitrailer driver did not sustain serious injuries.

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Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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